5th Grade Projects


Let's Debate!

Bottled Water vs. Tap Water

"Should You Drink Bottled Water or Tap Water?" by Toby Amidor, from the Food Network

Stepping Stone Article: This article introduces the pros and cons of drinking bottled or tap water.

“Which Water Is Best For Health? Hint: Don't Discount The Tap,” by Sara Kiley Watson, from National Public Radio

This article supports drinking tap water.

"Study: Bottled Water No Safer Than Tap Water," by Mark Baumgartner, from ABC News

This article addresses a study showing that bottled water is not safer than tap water, and it also discusses the need for bottled water in some areas of the world.

“Why Tap Water is Better Than Bottled Water,” by Solvie Karlstrom and Christine Dell'Amore, from National Geographic

This article addresses the environmental impacts of bottled water.

"Is bottled water safer?," by Diana Kelly, from CNN

This article addresses myths associated with tap water.

"Millions of Americans drink potentially unsafe tap water. How does your county stack up?," by Katie Langin, from Science Magazine

This article examines the frequency of contaminated water in the United States.

"Communities Across the U.S. Worry Over Contaminated Drinking Water" by Renae Reints, from Fortune

This article discusses the contamination of drinking water by "long-lasting synthetic chemicals."

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