Students participate in a hands-on experiment to discover why it is important to conserve water and explore common ways water is wasted. Students estimate the volume of water available on earth and calculate the volumes and costs of wasted water.
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Go H2O! Investigating Residential Water Systems
Before your learners excuse themselves to get a drink at the water fountain, prompt them to think about where that water comes from. A middle school science instructional activity encourages groups to research their community's source of...
7th - 10th Science
Are You Thirsty? The Effects of Pollution on Drinking Water
Discuss the availability of clean, plentiful water and the causes of water pollution. In groups, sixth graders discuss problem-solving methods for keeping water clean. They explore the function of water treatment plants and perform...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Turning Food Waste Into a Resource
One in every seven truckloads of perishable foods delivered to grocery stores gets thrown away. Is there anything that can be done with this waste? One solution is to recycle the old produce and turn it into fertilizer. The video, part...
5 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable