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Friday the 12th, we spent our third week with the students of Holy Angels. The lesson's focus was common water and how water users impact a shared source. Students interacted hands-on taking roles as various water users from time periods throughout history. A basin of water acted as Dayton's aquifer and students soaked up water with sponges and food coloring. The water slowly turned a 'muddy' color as the amount of water users increased. The overall lesson, potrayed to students that water is a finite resource and how it can be reused naturally and through treatment plants.


University of Dayton Rivers Institute, Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, River Stewards, Great Miami River