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Water on the moon - Filtering 'lunar ice cores' to extract water

In this set of three activities, pupils will spend a day recording how much water a person uses in an average day, followed by an experimental activity where they will use ‘lunar ice cores’ and filter them to get water. Through these activities, pupils will learn how a filtration system can be used to separate solids and liquids, to work scientifically by setting up practical enquiries, taking systematic measurements and recording data and to solve problems using addition, multiplication, division, measurements and unit conversions. This resource also suggests discussions be had of water use and recycling both on Earth and in space.

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