By Natalie Kirkman
People use our water faster then the planet can replenish it
For fish and animals
Using water wisely saves energy
Using water wisely saves money
8A Uses communication tools to participate in group projects
8C Participate with electronic communities as a learner, initiator, contributor, & mentor
11B Uses presentation software to communicate with specific audiences
110.5 English LA & Reading
20C Takes simple notes from relevant sources such as classroom guests, books and media sources
20D Compile notes into outlines, reports, summaries or other written efforts using available technology
Comprehension: Understanding the meaning, translation & interpretation of instructions & problems.
Organization: Organizes values into priorities by contrasting different values, resolving conflicts between them & creating a unique value system
Set: Readiness to act. It includes mental, physical
& emotional sets.
Students will understand the importance of using water wisely
Students will know ways that they can contribute to water conservation
Students will inform peers on ways to conserve water
Students will be aware of why saving water saves energy
Students will understand what it means to Go
Students will complete Turn on the Tap : water usage activity chart with parents help at home
Students will work in groups and search on
Google for ways to save water
Students will play Stop The Guzzler , a computer game that is fun and teaches them ways to save water & energy
Students will create a presentation( kidpix or powerpoint) to present to another class that will share water saving tips and importance
Why is conserving water important?
Can one person make a difference in saving water & energy?
What changes are you going to make in your daily life to cut back your water usage?
How much money will your family save if you cut shower times in half?
How are you going to get your peers involved in water conservation?
What can you do or say to get people motivated about saving water?
Use Water Wisely http://www.jea.com/community/education/ef ficiency/wisely/save.html
Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Domains http://www.skagitwatershed.org/~donclark/h rd/bloom.html
Texas Education Agency http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=61