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UNIT: Wastewater Context for Matter and Its Interactions
LESSON: Wastewater Treatment
Part of a series of lessons in a unit called Wastewater Context for Matter and its interactions. Designed for middle school physical science, this series of videos and slides can be used to teach students - or educate teachers on how a waste water treatment plant works
Suitable for Grades
Satisfies Academic Standards:
OSPI ESE 2: The Natural & Built Environment
Sustainable System Focus:
Buildings and Urban Planning
This is an over view of how the wastewater treatment plant works with connections to properties, chemical reactions and energy in reactions.
This treatment plant is like most municipal treatment plants in the country - so teachers and students will be able to see the whole process without the expense of a filed trip
Chemical reactions in treatment:
Watch the videos to educate yourself as a teacher in how the treatment plant works. Then decide how you will use them.