Thinking about your visit to the Water Science Lab
What was something you told your friends or family about after your visit to the Water Lab?
Thinking about water
Why is learning about water important?
Write 3 things you learnt about at the Water Science Lab.
What is something you still don’t understand and would you like to ask a Scientist about water?
11 fast facts about water
True Or False
Water is all around us, we just cannot see it a lot of the time.
There is no oxygen in the water, fish breathe air.
Everybody in the world can get clean drinking water.
When you breathe out on a cold day the small cloud that forms from your breath consists of millions of tiny droplets of water.
When water evaporates from the ocean the salt moves up into the clouds.
Around 70% of our earth’s surface is water but there is only 1% of fresh water available for the whole world’s use.
Groundwater is only found in underground rivers.
The chemical formula of water is H2O. O is Oxygen, what does H stand for?
We don’t get any new water, it just moves through time and space in the . . .
Water exists in 3 states - solid, liquid and . . .
Water particles (which we call molecules) jiggle and move about in water, what happens to the molecules when water is heated?
The molecules split.
The molecules move faster and faster.
The molecules slow down.
Doing water science
At the Water Lab you did a ‘fair test’. (There was a questions and you decided what you thought would happen. Next you tested it by changing some things and keeping other things the same. Then you observed the results). Choose one below:
I did not do a fair test at the Lab.
I found it hard or confusing and was not confident doing it.
I found it ok and was confident doing it.
About working in the Water Lab, please answer Yes or No
I liked wearing the coats and safety glasses.
I found the instructions easy to follow.
I enjoyed working in a team.
I was confident using equipment I had not used before.
I would like to come back and do more Water Lab stations.
It was just like doing science at School.
Spend less time in the shower.
Brush my teeth with the tap off.
Remind my family members to start the washing machine only when there is a full load.
Use the half flush button on a dual flush toilet.
Tell your family as soon as you notice a dripping tap.
Click to Finish Survey
• 2 minutes less = 18 litres • 5 minutes less = 45 litres • 10 minutes less =90 litres
• Leak fixed in day saved 24 litres. • Leak fixed in 2 days saved 48 litres.
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