Water Conservation Teacher Resources
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How Much Water Do You Use?
Incorporate reading strategies, math, research, and the scientific method into one lesson about water conservation. After reading a story about a landlady trying to determine how many people are living in an apartment, learners develop a hypothesis about the number of residents in the apartment then collect data about the water usage in their own homes; that information is used to test the hypothesis.
7th - 12th Science 16 Views 10 Downloads
Water, Water Everywhere
Water is one of the most precious resources on the earth. Explore water conservation, the importance of natural resources, and how water is used throughout the globe. Two complete activities along with discussion questions are used to inspire learners to examine how they use water and ways they can become conservationists at home and at school.
1st - 2nd Science 10 Views 7 Downloads
Here is a fantastic experiment-based lesson on water conservation, waste, and filtration. The lesson plan is well-developed and provides background information, discussion leads, and six scripted lab activities anyone can do. The class will explore how much water they use in a day, how water is filtered, and where water comes from.
K - 2nd Science 19 Views 15 Downloads
The Water Cycle and Water Conservation
Young ecologists can practice their critical reading skills while learning about the water cycle, the impacts humans can have on the earth's water supply, and why we have a responsibility to our planet to preserve this precious resource. Intended as background information for a teacher, the excerpt could be an excellent supplement for higher-level readers.
6th - 12th Science 102 Views 83 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Where’s the Water?: Acting Out Science Cycles
Young scientists transform themselves into rivers, oceans, clouds, and drops of water in order to explore the water cycle. After assigning and explaining to students their different roles in the activity, the teacher reads aloud a narrative describing the different stages of the water cycle while the class acts out each event.
2nd - 5th Science 121 Views 84 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
In this science activity, 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.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 40 Downloads
Young scholars explore types of water reserves. For this water conservation lesson, students brainstorm ways water are used in their homes. Young scholars use a graduated cylinder to simulate the amount of water on Earth and the amount that humans use.
5th - 6th Science 4 Views 39 Downloads
The Case of the Mysterious Renters
Upper-elementary kids examine the water usage in their own home, then use that data to solve a case in which a landlady is trying to determine how many people are living in an apartment being rented. Combine math, scientific method, and ecological thinking with a cross-curricular, real-world problem.
4th - 6th Science 6 Views 5 Downloads
Hemispheres: People and Place
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.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 24 Downloads
Water Cannot Be Wasted
Challenge your young environmentalists to prove how much water they can conserve while engaging in a wet, watery task. They discuss how much water is used during daily activities, such as showering or doing the dishes. Then, in teams, they attempt to complete a series of tasks using only two liters of water.
3rd - 8th Science 102 Views 112 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
WATER HERE AND THERE
Introduce the topic of water conservation with a little drama. Dressed as snowflakes, hail stones, or rain drops class members dramatize the events in a narration of the water cycle. The series of lessons that follow focus on conservation techniques, hot springs and geysers, ground water, water pollution, and soil types.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 55 Downloads
Conserving Water Through Art!
Having fresh, clean drinking water is a privilege many people take for granted. Help raise awareness about the scarcity of water and the importance of conservation by discussing different ways water is used in everyday life. Brainstorm ideas for reducing water consumption, making a class pledge to conserve this valuable resource.
K - 5th Science 29 Views 20 Downloads
Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge Workbook
In this soil and water conservation Boy Scout merit badge worksheet, students complete 5 pages of multiple step, short answer questions about soil and how to conserve it. They list different types of soil, plant nutrients, and define associated vocabulary.
5th - 6th Science 14 Views 56 Downloads
The Drought Causes Conservation
Eighth graders take a closer look at the water cycle. For this water conservation lesson, 8th graders determine the effects of droughts as they read 3 reports and chart the information they find. Students then create water conservation plans.
8th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
WaterWeb - Conservation and Water Supply
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.
6th - 12th Science 47 Views 58 Downloads
Waste Not, Want Not
Discuss the causes and effects of droughts with this New York Times instructional activity. Middle schoolers read the article "New to Being Dry, the South Struggles to Adapt," and discuss the possible solutions for water waste. They prepare public information campaigns to raise awareness about water conservation in their community.
6th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 292 Downloads
One of the most precious resources we have on the planet is water. In a comprehensive and engaging three- to four-day lesson, groups work together to determine where the world's water supplies are located, how pollution travels through the ground, then design a t-shirt promoting water conservation or showing that water is important to all life on earth.
5th - 8th Science 56 Views 58 Downloads
Water, Water Everywhere: Water Conservation for Young Children
Learners 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. Learners complete a "Water Conservation" worksheet, take a quiz and make a book about conserving water.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads