What would life be without water?
What would life be without water? This is reality for nearly one-billion people worldwide. There are organizations that want to help increase access to clean water by designing water filters for these areas of the world.

Today’s Activities



Do you know how much water covers the Earth? A lot! About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water. Speaking of how much, have fun playing this math game called “How Much, How Many”. What level can you get to?


Have students fill a clear cup with some dirty water. Use household items such as coffee filter, paper towels, dryer sheets, baby wipes, tissue, napkins, tissue paper, etc) to filter the water into bowls. Have students record the effectiveness of each material on blank paper for writing reference.


Write an opinion piece to an organization. Tell them which materials they should use for water filters and why.


Have fun getting some exercise and doing this Water Cycle dance on Go Noodle.


Watercolor Painting with Markers.  Follow these directions to make a cool “painting” using just markers and water!

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