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How Much Water Do You Use? Webquest

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 70 minutes.

Group Size:
Individual


 

Summary:
By accessing the website Conserve Water, students will learn about water usage and the importance of conservation.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Science - Earth Science
Standard 4 Objective 2

Analyze the characteristics and importance of freshwater found on Earth's surface and its effect on living systems.

Materials:


Attachments

Background For Teachers:
Utah is the second driest state in the country. We live in a desert with a state average of about 13 inches of precipitation per year. Our government has a program educating the public about water conservation because of the lack of water here. By accessing the website Conserve Water, students will learn about water usage and the importance of conservation.

Student Prior Knowledge:
Basic background of water cycle, understanding of Utah’s water situation.

Instructional Procedures:

  1. Reserve a computer lab or check out a mobile lab.
  2. Pass out worksheet.
  3. Explain assignment. Allow class time for independent working time. Assist as needed.

Assessment Plan:
Scoring Rubric or answer key:
An answer key can be made by accessing the website and filling in the answers. Many of the answers will vary.

Bibliography:
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

Author:
Utah LessonPlans

Created Date :
Nov 07 2014 09:44 AM

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