Saving Salila's Turtle Storybook
An animal lover, Salila is disturbed to find a turtle in polluted water near her home in India. Salila’s mother, an environmental engineer, and Dr. Ashok Gadgil, a scientist, help Salila learn about water pollution, microbes, and the ways that water can be purified.
With this information, Salila begins to think about ways that she could filter pollutants out of water. Will she be able to design a filter to help her create a pollution-free habitat for her turtle?
Readers are invited to design a water filter to clean dirty water. With some creativity and the engineering design process, everyone can engineer!
Engineering Field: Environmental Engineering
Science Field: Earth & Space Sciences