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Water Engineering


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Water Engineering

In this activity, learners will engineer a water irrigation system. Learners will create a ditch irrigation system -- or an acequia-- to move water with the help of gravity. Activity includes step-by-step instructions, "what's the science" section that explains the science behind the activity, and extension ideas.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - adult

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Disposable cups
  • Drinking straws
  • Modeling clay
  • Hole punch
  • Water

Subjects


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth Processes
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering

Informal Categories


  • Model Building

Other


Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Explora Science Center and Children's Museum, ©2022

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