Build your own water filter

Build your own water filter. Can you clean up some dirty water? What are the best materials to get dirt out of the water? Starting from the suggestions in our guide see how well your water filter works and explore how you can improve the design. A kit with a pump are available but using gravity for water flow is also possible

Overview

Topic:

Health

Activity:

Engineering Challenges

Suitable for:

Groups, Pairs, Individuals

Age range:

Time:

60 minutes

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WHY NOT TRY

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NEED ANOTHER CHALLENGE?

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MEET OUR ENGINEER

Denny, Chemical Engineer

Denny Ng is a Chemical Engineer – he optimises a range of different chemical processes from water treatment to bioenergy production, designing solutions which can help people and the environment.

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STORY TIME

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