IGG SPECIAL FOCUS BADGE BROWNIE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL THREE, GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING Option 09

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Description

Make a water filter

Resources

 Plastic Cups
 Water
 Mud
 Plastic Drinks bottle
 Scissors
 Coffee Filters
 Paper
 Thin fabric
 Play sand
 Cotton wool balls

Instructions

Aim 1. To introduce the SDG Goal Three to Brownies, and show
how they can help achieve this goal
2. Learn about the importance of leading a healthy
lifestyle, eating a balanced diet and exercise regularly
3. To begin to bring in the international aspect of
healthcare and wellbeing

This Badge has 9 options of which the first option plus 4 others options must be completed

Make a Water Filter

Introduction
Show the girls a plastic cup with muddy water in it. Ask them if it is safe to drink. Why/ Why not?

Instructions
• Find or make some dirty water by adding cooking oil, soil and small pieces of paper
• Cut a plastic drink bottle in half
• Turn the top half upside down so it’s like a funnel
• Build your filter in the funnel using gravel, sand and cotton wool balls
• Experiment with different layers of filter material to see what is most effective
• DON’T attempt to drink the filtered water!

Debrief/Discussion
Talk about how important healthy water is to prevent the spread of disease.

Acknowledgement/Sources
WAGGGS GAT Badge Fact sheets

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Tags

  • Branch Weekend 2018
  • IGG
  • IGG SPECIAL FOCUS Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’S)
  • Sdg3
  • Sdgs
  • Special focus Badge
  • water filter

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