Desalination for Drinking Water Comprehension Reading

This science comprehension reading is a great addition to any high school course. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application and open-ended varieties.

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This resource covers the following topics:

  • Global Water Crisis
  • Salt Water
  • How We Desalinate Water
  • What About the Leftover Salt?
  • Can Desalination Solve the Global Water Crisis?
  • Try it Yourself!

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This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.

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Created: Mar 1, 2018

Updated: Sep 22, 2019

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