Water consERVATION

Water Conservation
By Natalie Kirkman
Why should we save water?
 People use our water
faster then the planet can
replenish it
 For fish and animals
 Using water wisely saves
 Using water wisely saves
4th Grade TEKS
 Technology Applications
 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
Bloom’s Taxonomy
 Cognitive Domain
 Comprehension: Understanding the meaning,
translation & interpretation of instructions &
 Affective Domain
 Organization: Organizes values into priorities by
contrasting different values, resolving conflicts
between them & creating a unique value system
 Psychomotor Domain
 Set: Readiness to act. It includes mental, physical
& emotional sets.
Learning Objectives
 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
 Essential Questions
 Why is conserving water important?
 Can one person make a difference in saving water &
 Unit Questions
 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
 Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Domains
 http://www.skagitwatershed.org/~donclark/h
 Texas Education Agency
 http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=61
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