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Desalination & Design Thinking Science Lesson

Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Next Generation Science Standards


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Access Free Lesson Plan Here: Desalination Exploration

In this lesson, students explore different methods of desalination.

Step 1 - Inquire: Students read two facts about the Earth’s water and share reactions.

Step 2 - Investigate: Students watch a video on desalination and take notes.

Step 3 - Inspire: Students analyze two desalination processes, evaluate an at-home desalination model, and have the opportunity to build the desalination model.

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Desalination Exploration - SubjectToClimate - SML.pdf

Lesson Plan
February 28, 2023
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