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Let's Look at Water

Let's Look at Water

| 20 min

This short documentary shows how a city's water supply is purified at a filtration plant. The complex system of the underground mains that supply all parts of the city with water is also illustrated, as is the safeguarding of water supplies on trains, ships and aircrafts.

  • director
    Harold Randall
  • editing
    Harold Randall
  • producer
    Vincent Paquette
  • narrator
    Vincent Paquette
  • script
    Harold Randall
    Vincent Paquette
  • camera
    Charles Beddoe


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Ages 11 to 13

Geography - Natural Resources
Health/Personal Development - Disease Prevention
Science - Environmental Science

Have students compare current water-purification procedures in Canadian cities with the procedures outlined in the film. Have students investigate the water crisis in Walkerton, Ontario (2000) and explain what went wrong and how a situation such like that can be prevented in the future.

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