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All Elementary Operation Water Drop Lessons in One PDF Document

All Elementary Operation Water Drop Lessons in One PDF Document

There are 8 tests to be run in this kit, teachers will demonstrate 2 different tests, and these tests are: Alkalinity and Sulphate. The students can do the other 6 tests with a minimal amount of help, these tests are: Ammonia, pH, Colour, Copper, Total Chlorine, and Total Hardness. 

All High School Operation Water Drop Lessons in One PDF Document

All High School Operation Water Drop Lessons in One PDF Document

To allow students to run tests on five different sources of water. Students are expected to collect three samples of water: Urban and Rural (includes Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities) treated waters, and a Raw Source Water. 

Testing the Water We Drink! (Elementary)

Testing the Water We Drink! (Elementary)

There are 8 tests to be run in this kit, teachers will demonstrate 2 different tests, and these tests are: Alkalinity and Sulphate. The students can do the other 6 tests with a minimal amount of help, these tests are: Ammonia, pH, Colour, Copper, Total Chlorine, and Total Hardness. 

High School Operation Water Drop Data Sheet

High School Operation Water Drop Data Sheet

Students enter their test results for the five water samples. Students enter their results for alkalinity, ammonia, arsenic, colour analysis, copper, iron, manganese, nitrate, pH, sulphate, total chlorine and total hardness.

Alkalinity Analysis for High School Operation Water Drop

Alkalinity Analysis for High School Operation Water Drop

There is no Canadian Drinking Water Guideline for Alkalinity in drinking water, but it is an important characteristic of the water and if your local community water is less than the LLS then the water may be quite corrosive, which may result in increased levels of copper and lead leached out from household plumbing. 

Alkalinity Analysis Instructions for High School in PowerPoint and Video Format

Alkalinity Analysis Instructions for High School in PowerPoint and Video Format

1.  Cover the area that you are working on with paper and use gloves as the Methyl Purple Indicator that you will be using may stain. 2. Label the 5 plastic cups as follows:  #1 Alkalinity LLS, #2 Urban Treated Water, #3 Rural Treated Water, #4 Untreated Raw Water, #5 Local Community Treated Water.