Water Solutions for the city

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A problem-solving lesson where students look into the ways to conserve water using sustainable buildings and water recycling, the use of grey water, maintaining infrastructure and desalination. This lesson provides an opportunity to make some links to the multitude of careers available in this area.

Learning outcomes:

  • could use mathematical skills to estimate total water use by London.
  • should explain how a life cycle analysis can apply to water use i.e. ask questions about the way in which water is used.
  • should describe the role played by a range of people involved in water treatment.
  • must describe a method to collect first hand data in order to calculate personal water use.

This resource is part of a full set of lessons looking at pure substances and how polluted water can be cleaned and stored found here

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