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How to Purify Water on the Oregon Trail

Westward Ho! “Go West, young man!” The cry was a popular slogan during the expansion of the American West. Thousands of people migrated from the eastern United States in search of a new start in the unknown wilderness, but first they had to cross the vast plains, following the Oregon Trail from the Missouri River all the way to the western coast. This journey was anything but easy, with threats along the way—wagon accidents, river crossings, treacherous trails, diseases, Indian attacks, wild animals, etc. When the first European settlers came to America, the American West was as foreign to them...
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Reverse Osmosis: Home Water Filtration System

Did you know that more than one billion people have no access to an improved water source? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), two million diarrhoeal deaths are related to unsafe water, hygiene, and sanitation, and sadly, the vast majority of which are children under the age of five. We always hate to read statistics like this. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to take contaminated water and make it drinkable? Well, actually, there is. It’s called reverse osmosis. What Is Reverse Osmosis? That’s a great question. Reverse osmosis may sound scientific, but in truth…well, it...
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