Exercise 1.4: Desalination

Exercise 1.4: Desalination


Build your mini solar desalination plant!

1. What materials did you use to construct your plant?
2. Taste your saltwater mixture. How does it taste? How much salt did you use?

2. Where did you place your experiment so it would get a lot of sun?

4. How many water was collected in your small container?
5. Taste a small amount of the water you collected. How does it taste?
6. Did your project work? Why or why not?
7. What modifications could you do to make your project more successful?
8. Do you think this technology could be useful to create a safe water source for a family or community? Explain.