How Much Water Do I Use?
This activity was selected for the On the Cutting Edge Reviewed Teaching Collection
This activity has received positive reviews in a peer review process involving five review categories. The five categories included in the process are
- Scientific Accuracy
- Alignment of Learning Goals, Activities, and Assessments
- Pedagogic Effectiveness
- Robustness (usability and dependability of all components)
- Completeness of the ActivitySheet web page
For more information about the peer review process itself, please see http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/review.html.
This page first made public: Jun 22, 2009
This activity provides an opportunity for the student to collect data on their individual water use to set the stage for a unit on water resources.
- Provide an individualized context for water resource use and availability to help the student understand the importance and limitation of water resources as well as strategies for sustainable use; and
- Provide the student the opportunity to develop data collection methods.
- Analyze data. Integrate individual data with larger scale data.
- Collect water-use data. Search the WWW, write personal reflection, exchange ideas orally.