Water Filter

Affiliation: Instituto Politécnico do Porto
Resolution: Group | Duration: Less than an hour



The "objective" of this activity is to design and build a water filter made of every day materials.

Learning Objectives

After the activity, students will be able to: - Understand the nature of the different filters and their purpose - Apply technological design in solving a problem - Be familiar with scientific inquiry


Filtration systems are fundamental to improve the quality and sanity of drinking water. In a first step these filters remove visible impurities on the water.