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What Is Safe Drinking Water? (Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12)

What Is Safe Drinking Water? (Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12)

The following questions should be addressed and answered within the lesson: Where does our drinking water supply come from? (Groundwater or Surface Water) Why is it important to treat drinking water? What impurities or contaminants may be found in our drinking water? What are the effects of poor water quality on human health? How can our water be made safe to drink? What is the difference between rural and urban drinking water? What is the difference between Canadian drinking water guidelines and the regulations for Drinking Water in Europe and USA?

What is Safe Drinking Water Quiz for Students in Grades 6-8 To Accompany What Is Safe Drinking Water? Lesson

What is Safe Drinking Water Quiz for Students in Grades 6-8 To Accompany What Is Safe Drinking Water? Lesson

1. What are the two sources where we get drinking water? 2. Does healthy drinking water have a taste or smell? 3. Are there small, living organisms in drinking water? 4. What are two harmful particles that can be found in water?

What Is Safe Drinking Water Answer Key for the Quiz for Students in Grades 6-8 To Accompany What is Safe Drinking Water? Lesson

What Is Safe Drinking Water Answer Key for the Quiz for Students in Grades 6-8 To Accompany What is Safe Drinking Water? Lesson

1. What are the two sources where we get drinking water? 1. Groundwater 2. Surface water 2. Does healthy drinking water have a taste or smell? No 3. Are there small, living organisms in drinking water? Yes

What is Safe Drinking Water Quiz for Students in Grades 9-12 To Accompany What Is Safe Drinking Water? Lesson

What is Safe Drinking Water Quiz for Students in Grades 9-12 To Accompany What Is Safe Drinking Water? Lesson

1. Name and describe the two major sources of drinking water. 2. Name four contaminants that may be found in drinking water. 3. How many sources of contamination can you list? 4. List and describe the effects of contaminants in drinking water.

What is Safe Drinking Water Answer Key for Quiz for Students in Grades 9-12 To Accompany What Is Safe Drinking Water? Lesson

What is Safe Drinking Water Answer Key for Quiz for Students in Grades 9-12 To Accompany What Is Safe Drinking Water? Lesson

1. Name and describe the two major sources of drinking water. 1. Surface water: found on Earth's surface in lakes, rivers, dugouts and reservoirs 2. Groundwater: found in underground lakes called aquifers