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The Right to a Clean Environment: Water

For Students K - 2nd
First, young citizens learn about water consumption by doing some research themselves on their home water usage and sharing their findings with the class. Then, they do some brainstorming and devise a plan to reduce water consumption.
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Conserving Water Through Art!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Having fresh, clean drinking water is a privilege many people take for granted. Help raise awareness about the scarcity of water and the importance of conservation by discussing different ways water is used in everyday life. Brainstorm...
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How Much Water Do You Use?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Incorporate reading strategies, math, research, and the scientific method into one instructional activity about water conservation. After reading a story about a landlady trying to determine how many people are living in an apartment,...
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Living with Less Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that California produces two thirds of the fruits and nuts consumed in the United States? That it produces almost one third of the vegetables? Did you know that scientists warn that California is facing the onset of a...
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The Role of Water in the Generation of Electricity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Not only do we need to drink water to survive, it has become increasingly important to us in its ability to help generate electricity. In some cases, it is renewable, and in others, it is not. Middle schoolers scrutinize a scenario by...
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Water: From Neglect to Respect

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The goal of this collection of lessons is to make middle schoolers more aware of the ways in which they are dependent upon water to maintain their standard of living. Learners compare water use in Lesotho to water use in the United...
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What Is in the Water?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare bottled water qualities to water found naturally in a pond habitat. They research their state's laws/regulations in regard to bottled water and study the advertising, cost, and quality of brands of bottled water. They...
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Conservation: Water

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here is a fantastic experiment-based instructional activity on water conservation, waste, and filtration. The lesson plan is well-developed and provides background information, discussion leads, and six scripted lab activities anyone can...
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Bottled Water Ban

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Convenience, taste, portability ... what's not to love about bottled water? Apparently, a lot. Scholars analyze the four main arguments supporting and opposing the sale of bottled water. They explore the health, environmental, and...
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Water Conservation

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Open learners' eyes to the challenge of finding safe drinking water – something we often take for granted in our country. The PowerPoint presentation includes images, graphs, diagrams, and even a video to stimulate discussion on how we...
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Earth's Water Distribution

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the amount of Earth that is covered by water. In this water consumption activity, 6th graders discover that only a small portion of Earth's water is consumable due to pollution and other contaminants. Students...
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Round and Round the Water Goes

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore natural water sources. In this water sources lesson, students investigate water reservoirs. Students work with sponges to simulate a community's natural water consumption. Students discover how water returns to the...
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Waste Water Recycling

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
What types of water qualify for recycling and how does the recycling process work? The eighth lesson in the 10-part series exploring Fresh Solutions presents both the financial and water savings associated with emerging recycling methods.
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Making Connections with Water Quality

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What's in your water? And, why is water quality so important? Enhance your class's level of water appreciation through a lesson plan that demonstrates the necessity of water quality. Environmental enthusiasts explore the EPA's Clean...
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Water in Your Body

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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Earth Water Distribution and Water Consumption

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the need for conserving fresh water and understand that it is a limited supply.  In this water consumption lesson students participate in an activity and answer questions. 
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Water Pollution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fifteen million children under the age of five die each year due to diseases in their drinking water. Water pollution is the topic of lesson 34 in the series of 36. Scholars, through reading and discussing, study numerous aspects of...
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How Natural Areas Filter Water

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Often called the gift of nature, water is a valuable natural resource. A creative activity examines the importance of water quality for both humans and agriculture. Scholars learn to view natural areas as filters for rainwater. They...
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International Perspectives to Climate Change 2

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
A couple PowerPoint presentations are used to stimulate discussion about the perspectives of different countries on the issue of energy consumption. Afterward, they play a game in which each team is assigned a country, considers its...
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Will It Last

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the water supply on Earth. In this water consumption lesson, 6th graders attempt to determine whether the Earth has enough water for human consumption. Students experiment and chart observations.
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Cambridge Ideas - How Many Lightbulbs?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Humans have become addicted to fossil fuels. From pumping oil into our cars, to burning natural gas to heat our water, or using coal to create electricity that lights our homes, we are constantly relying on these nonrenewable resources....
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How Much Water Do You Drink?

For Students 5th - 10th
Have kids keep track of how much water they drink in one week. Use this graphic organizer to track how much, what time, and where they are when they drink water.  This chart could then be used to determine whether one is getting the...
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Water Quantity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
It may be tricky for a young mind to conceptualize that less than 1% of all water on earth is useable for humans to drink. Simulating the amount of fresh water available on earth by removing measured amounts of water from a five-gallon...
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The Energy Efficiency of Heating Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can a small change in laboratory procedures save energy? Scholars test three different methods for heating water in a science lab. Then, they calculate the energy efficiency for each and compare them to determine which uses the least...

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