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WIREDfrom WIRED

Peak Water: Aquifers and Rivers Are Running Dry. How Three Regions Are Coping

What's your water footprint?

What is your water footprint? Check out our article on the different types of water consumption and how to lower your water footprint! http://greenopedia.com/article/what-your-water-footprint

What is your water footprint? Check out our article on the different types of water consumption and how to lower your water footprint! http://greenopedia.com/article/what-your-water-footprint

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The Water Footprint Calculator

Learn How Much Water You Use and How You Can Reduce that Number with the Water Footprint Calculator

National Geographicfrom National Geographic

Change the Course [INFOGRAPHIC]

The U.S. footprint 2X THE GLOBAL AVERAGE. And it lands all over the world, depleting rivers and groundwater. TAKE A PLEDGE TO SAVE A RIVER- See How Everyday choices can restore the Colorado River.

Teachers Pay Teachersfrom Teachers Pay Teachers

Environment Unit

Individually wrapped bananas? Students have to bring in examples of wasteful packaging for our environment unit. Some of the examples that the students find are mind blowing. Link to environment lesson is in pin information.

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STEM Challenge Build a Water Pipeline

STEM Challenge: Build a water pipeline with water tight connections. What a fabulous learning opportunity as the connections leak and students have to find a way to stop those leaks!

Evaporation: trace around a puddle with sidewalk chalk; check throughout the day retracing the puddle. Children could chart or document their findings.

Water Cycle Craft - no instructions, but pretty easy to figure out what to do and mostly straight-cutting except for the sun which is pretty easy to make or find elsewhere. These would be fun to make for the WOW journey.

This resource has been designed to help grade one and two students transition smoothly into a new school year. Teachers should aim for students to reflect on their time away from school, their new learning environment, their background and their learning potential. Grades 1-2 BTS. $