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What is your wish for this project?

We want to make kids aware of pollution in our rivers, lakes and oceans. We want kids to be aware of their part in pollution and educate them on what they can do to prevent water pollution.

How did it go?

The kids watched a short video on the causes and effects of water pollution. The kids made fish out of paper bags and "ate" bottle caps.Some of the caps meant food, others meant trash. There were approximately two good caps per one bad cap, though most fish "ate" the "trash" and died. The kids then collected different items of trash from the surrounding grounds. The kids made water filtration using sand, cotton balls, rocks, and coffee filters. They then polluted t...read more