A curriculum unit developed through a collaboration between Michigan State University, Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Wright State University and 5th grade teachers from Kinawa 5th-6th public school that enables students to develop and revise models for how water moves (evaporation and condensation) in a solar still.
Baek, H., Schwarz, C., Beyer, C., Kenyon, L., Hinze, P., & Mankowski, J. (2011). MoDeLS: Would you drink the liquid that came from this dirty water? A 5th grade unit on evaporation and condensation investigating the phenomenon of a solar still. Science curriculum unit, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Available for download at: http://schwarz.wiki.educ.msu.edu/