Use Water Wisely

What's the point in saving water? Surprisingly water isn't a forever resource because it is a natural resource. Here, young water conservationists hunt for 23 wise water users and water wasters by clicking on the people in the interactive and identifying them appropriately. The interactive comes with a video and accompnaying worksheets to expand and explore the reasons for using water wisely.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Flip the lesson and have users fill out the science notebook pages as they investigate the interactive at home, coming to class the next day ready to take part in the lesson
  • If you live in a drought prone area, use the interactive as a way to promote water conservation
  • Have group members create a Take Action! poster that reflects five ways people can use water wisely, and then present their work to the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Download the educator resources for free by simply entering your email where prompted
  • Part of a series of water interactives
  • Ensure users have access to headphones or speakers
Pros

  • Comes with tips for teachers and parents on using the site and provided materials to successfully implement the water wise unit
  • A great addition to a small rotating learning station
Cons

  • None