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Focus on Tap Water

Activity by Cynthia Van ginkel   |   added on Jan 20, 2011   |   Canada Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): British Columbia Institute of Technology, Chemistry Department

Find out fast facts about water purification and treatment in Metro Vancouver as well as bottled water vs. tap water. Take part in a Global Experiment "pH of the planet" using portable pH testing equipment. Get your home tap water tested for lead.

Focus on Tap Water

BCIT Burnaby Campus www.bcit.ca

Great Hall (South End)

Monday, Jan 31

11:30am -1:30pm, drop in

 

· taste a sample of fresh clean tap water - straight from the North Shore mountains

· find out fast facts about water purification and treatment in Metro Vancouver as well as bottled water vs. tap water

· take the Tap Water Pledge to support sustainability within Metro Vancouver by choosing tap water over single-use plastic bottles

· find out where water fountains are at BCIT

· get your home tap water tested for Lead

· take part in a Global Experiment "pH of the planet" using portable pH testing equipment

 

For more information, contact Angela Duso, Instructor, Department of Chemistry, angela_duso@bcit.ca, 604.456.1166

 


Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry Audience: students
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