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 energy

Using water wisely saves money



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 technology

Bloom’s Taxonomy

 Cognitive Domain

Comprehension: Understanding the meaning, translation & interpretation of instructions & problems.

 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 & energy?

 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 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