Water, Water Everywhere
Learners are introduced to the complex issues of water resources around the globe. In groups, they take on the role of a country and map out the location of water sources. They barter, sell or take over other groups to have access to more water.
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New Review Lesson 1: Katrina Strikes
Most families have an emergency kit in their home with flashlights, water, and extra food. But what happens to your money when disaster strikes? An economics lesson focused on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 demonstrates the...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink
Students discuss the importance of taking care of their water supply so not only they can use it but generations in the future. In groups, they examine a real pollution scenario in which a sewer overflowed into the ground water. They use...
5th - 6th Science
"Water, Water, Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink"
Learners, in groups, research technological systems that have aimed to use water in the most productive ways, evaluate those systems, and create 'How It Works' posters of those systems that incorporate their research.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History