Making Fresh Water: Distillation
This activity requires adult supervision.
OBJECTIVE: Students replicate the process by which submarines distill fresh water from salt water to understand one of the steps required for living underwater in a submarine.
- Distillation activity sheet
- 1 heating device, stove or hot plate
- 1 old tea kettle
- 1 metal spoon or jar lid
- Water to fill kettle
- Padded glove or pot holder
- 1 clear drinking container
PROCEDURE: See activity sheet