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Students explore the need for water conservation. For this water conservation lesson, students use videos for discussion about water conservation and the benefits and drawbacks of different water management techniques. They explore strategies for conserving water at home.
Here is an astounding series of lessons, designed for high schoolers, on environmental policy. By studying water conservation in rural India, the role of the government, and the reaction of the people, learners begin to formulate opinions on environmental policy making. This incredible series of lessons contains everything you need to successfully implement them with your class. Some very high-level thinking will take place during this unit of study.
If 71% of our planet is covered with water, why do we need to bother conserving water? Find out with these activities designed for middle and high school environmental scientists. From reading articles to solving crossword puzzles, to building their own desalination devices, a variety of learning styles are addressed, while showing kids the importance of protecting one of Earth's most valuable natural resources. Although the activities are Florida-focused, water conservation is a global issue, so either during or after completing the lesson, you may wish to talk about water conservation in your own region.
In this water conservation worksheet, students figure the amount of water saved from various water consumption practices. Students make a plan to save water at home and track their results. Students create a radio announcement to get people to save water. Students finally answers questions about water conservation.
Students brainstorm ways in which water is used by families and communities; responses are recorded on chart paper. In this environmental lesson, students listen as the teacher reads information about water conservation. Students complete a "Water Conservation" worksheet, take a quiz and make a book about conserving water.
In this science worksheet, students learn the importance of water conservation by completing 6 pages in the color newsletter. Students list ways their school could save water, read cartoon tips for home water conservation and complete a word search and scrambled words puzzle.
Students explore water properties by participating in a drought related board game. In this water conservation lesson, students play a game titled "wateropoly" which is based on the classic board game Monopoly. Students utilize cards and dice to move around the board and must make decisions about water usage and droughts to win.
Learners discuss the importance of recycling and preventing pollution. In groups, they complete mini-studies on various environmental issues and evaluate different consumer products. They use global warming data to determine the importance of the problem and work together to solve problems related to water conservation. To end the lesson, they develop their own environmental responsibility statement.
Students explore how water conservation is influenced by the four sectors of economy. In this social studies economics lesson, students brainstorm problems and solutions related to water conservation. Collages are created to represent how government, industry and business, non-profit organizations, and family units affect water use.
Pupils study water resources and water conservation. In this water resources lesson, students work in groups to make a collage about the four different sectors of water conversation. Pupils then brainstorm problems and solutions for water conservation. Students select an organization that specializes in water conservation and develop a project to assist them as well as a campaign to conserve water at home and school.