Kai Olson-Sawyer

GRACE Communications Foundation

I'm a Senior Research and Policy Analyst at the environmental nonprofit, GRACE Communications Foundation. At GRACE I work on the Water Footprint Project, with particular focus on water footprints, the water-energy-food nexus, behavioral change and policy. I also co-manage the many resources available on the Water Footprint Calculator website, which includes the Water Footprint Calculator tool, lesson plans for high school and middle school, water-saving tips, issue pages, reports and more. You can find these resources at https://www.watercalculator.org.

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Activities (6)

Lesson 1: Water Resources and Water Footprints (Middle School) part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
This lesson helps students understand why Earth is considered the "water planet." Students analyze how much of Earth's water is available for humans to use for life-sustaining purposes, and they ...

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Teaching Water Conservation with the Water Footprint Calculator part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Roundtable Discussions
Teaching about water usually means teaching about the water cycle but this leaves out the ways that water is connected to the production of food, energy and consumer goods.In this discussion, we will explore the ...