Biochar Water Filter

Biochar Water Filter

Biochar Water Filter

Biochar Water Filter

Workshop Detail

  • Target Student: Standard 1 to Form 3 (7-15 years old) with adult supervision
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Workshop Fees: RM 45 per participant
  • Each participant will be given a certificate of participation upon completion.

 
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Bio-filter, as a homemade filter, is composed of three separate layers of gravel, sand, and activated charcoal. It is a streamlined method of filtering impurities in the water starting from the biggest up to the minutest impurities in the water.

Objective

  • To learn about water filtration system, the role of each layer in removing specific impurities.
  • To learn about biochar, why it can be used to adsorb impurities.
  • To understand the adsorption mechanism compared to absorption like sponge.
  • understand the importance of clean water in maintaining good health.
  • To help to solve the clean water scarcity in some rural areas, with some readily found materials in nature.