Why Lesson Planet?
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. When finished, the class looks at some easy ways each child and family can save water.
- Interdisciplinary activities with real-world applications make learning relevant
- Strengthen home-school connection with research conducted at home
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