Water Consumption Teacher Resources
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Water in Your Body
Do you know how much water you have had in the last 24 hours? Do you know how much your body needs? In this hands-on activity, your class members will estimate how much water our bodies lose each day by filling and emptying one-liter containers of water.
5th - 8th Science 10 Views 10 Downloads
The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle
Learners construct a model of the hydrologic cycle, and observe that water is an element of a cycle in the natural environment. They explain how the hydrologic cycle works and why it is important, and compare the hydrologic cycle to other cycles found in nature.
9th - 12th Science 113 Views 357 Downloads
Students develop an understanding of the role water has in the body and the importance of getting enough water each day. Through the lesson, students recognize the risks and signs of dehydration. Also, they identify foods with high water content and practical ways to add water to their daily routines.
5th - 8th Health 6 Views 33 Downloads
Water Exploration Station
Students explore the characteristics of water. In this water exploration lesson, students participate in various learning centers to inquire how water drains and how to increase the flow of water. Students use estimation and measurement in each of these stations.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
What's On MyPlate?
Students evaluate healthy food intake. In this food intake instructional activity, students examine healthy food recommendations for each food group. Students analyze food labels and determine appropriate serving size information. After constructing a sample plate of food, students write a paragraph as an assessment.
4th - 5th Health 11 Views 52 Downloads
Pollution Solutions: Earth Day
Eighth graders explore water pollution. In this stewardship lesson plan, 8th graders draw comparisons between potable and impaired waters. Students use the Learning Link website to examine ways people are fighting pollution and then design an action hero to end water pollution.
8th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
"Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back” Language Arts Lesson Plan
Kids fight obesity by comparing the USDA food intake suggestions to what they personally consume throughout the day. They watch a video, read texts, and explore related vocabulary which they use as they compose an oral presentation. Hand outs and video links are included.
7th - 12th Health 74 Views 292 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Servings and Choices
An important part of balancing caloric intake to energy expenditure is knowing how many Calories you are consuming. In the fifth of a seven-lesson series on food and energy, learners estimate their daily caloric intake, then use a handout to find the foods they typically consume in a day, and finally, add up the Calories to get a daily total to compare to their estimates.
3rd - 12th Science 6 Views 5 Downloads
Food Journal Exercise
Students are required not to change their usual eating pattern while recording everything they eat and drink for 1 day. They evaluate the nutrient composition of their diet, as well as their dietary intake and behavior within the contextt of current dietary recommendations.
9th - 12th Health 4 Views 3 Downloads
Think Before You Drink!
Students complete an online quiz about their familiarity with water issues. As a class, they watch a demonstration by their teacher and work together in groups to make water change into its various states. To end the lesson, they test water's conductivity and test it for contaminates.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Wet Your Appetite!
Learners investigate the concept of how water is used to produce food. The goal is to see how some foods could be produced using less water. They create a menu that helps to conserve water. Students also analyze the contents of the average daily diet.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Mind-Body Connection
Second graders learn about the human body. In this biology lesson plan, 2nd graders will begin with the basics of understanding charts and graphs and progress into units that cover the body systems, and mental and emotional health. Students will learn how their daily choices effect their bodies.
2nd Science 68 Views 160 Downloads
Students observe a model of a waterwheel to investigate the transformations of energy involved in turning the blades of a hydro-turbine into work. They work as engineers to create a model for a new waterwheel while considering resources, such as time and materials, in their design.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads