Water Conservation Teacher Resources
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Middle schoolers investigate viable sources of fresh water for consumption. They investigate the need and strategies for water conservation at home. They discuss a number of water management techniques.
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.
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.
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. 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.
Students explore the need for water conservation. In 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.
Waterdrops: Water Conservation
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.
Water, Water Everywhere: Water Conservation for Young Children
Students brainstorm ways in which water is used by families and communities; responses are recorded on chart paper. In this environmental activity, 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.
Students investigate water conservation. In this water conservation lesson, students list the uses for water and record their water usage for one day. Students graph the data and create a water conservation poster.
Water Conservation Wheels Activity
Learners discuss water conservation methods and determine five different ways that each child can save water. They create a Water Wheel Bottom that helps them to conserve water.
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. 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.
New! Who, Me?
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. Throughout the activities, kids write in their journals, which is used for assessment.
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.
Wateropoly: Life in the Desert
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.
Students 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.
The Drought Causes Conservation
Eighth graders take a closer look at the water cycle. In 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.
Waste Not, Want Not
Discuss the causes and effects of droughts with this New York Times lesson. 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. Use this lesson to address how an author of informational text addresses opposing viewpoints.
Taking Account of Water
Students discover how much water they actually use and investigate the need for water conservation.
How Can We Conserve Water?
Pupils describe the importance of water conservation and list ways to conserve. They construct composts and fill them with materials that recycle nutrients. They inspect their homes for leaky pipes, toilets, and faucets.
Save That Water
Young scholars investigate water conservation. In this environmental lesson, students brainstorm ways they use water and discuss ways to conserve water. Young scholars illustrate and write about their method of water conservation.
What Shall We Do? What Shall We Do?
Students 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. Students 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.