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How Much Water Do You Use? Webquest

Main Core Tie

Science - Earth Science
Standard 4 Objective 2

Time Frame

1 class periods of 70 minutes each

Group Size

Individual

Authors

Utah LessonPlans

Summary

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


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.


Created: 11/07/2014
Updated: 02/05/2018
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