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Lesson Plan: What Contaminants Can You Find in Water?

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Lesson Plan Day 4 – What Contaminants Can You Find in Water?
Level 3 Question(s) Addressed:
  • What contaminants can you find in water?
Content Standard(s): NOS Aspects
  • Standard 1- 5.1
  • Standard 2- 5.4
  • Standards 3-5- 4.1, 4.5, 4.9

  • Tenet 2 – Reliable & Tentative
  • Tenet 3 – Observation & Inference
  • Tenet 4 – Logic & Imagination
  • Tenet 7 – Social Activity
Student Objective(s) for this lesson:
  1. Objective 1 – Identify sources of water pollution.
  2. Objective 2 – Describe types of natural and man-made methods of filtration
  3. Objective 3 – Investigate, predict and determine the most effective materials for constructing a filter.
Misconceptions to address in this lesson:
  1. Misconception 1 – Trees and sediment are not pollutants.
  2. Misconception 2 –Pollution is only liter and run-off from factories.
Safety Concerns in this lesson:
  • Safety 1 –
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by Science Generalist at 3:19 PM in Elementary, Physical Science, Lesson Plan
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