If students decide to find solutions to send Life Straws to the school in Nairobi, art students will decorate the exterior packaging of each life straw with pictures/art about Kansas, the US, or wishes from one student to another.
Students will be collaborating to design, create, and build water filters using supplies that could be easily found in Nairobi. Students will interact with (in person or via Skype) experts in water services, engineering, and inventors as they work to create their water filters. Upon completion, the group that creates the filter that best cleans
6th and 7th grade math students will investigate the following areas: Families in Nairobi spend 30% of their household income on their "dirty" water (per our source in Nairobi). What is their household income and what is 30% of that? What % of our income do we spend on water in the US? Compare scale