“Lessons for Understanding Our Water Footprint” help students recognize that water is a limited resource that needs to be conserved. They promote conversation about how students’ food choices and shopping habits have a larger impact on their water consumption than they may realize.
Six engaging lessons, three for high school and three for middle school, that provide students with an in-depth understanding of key water issues. Lesson plans can be adapted up to the undergraduate level or down to elementary school level.
A range of teaching strategies, including presentations, videos, activities, assessments, portfolio assignments, technology integration and community extensions.
Worksheets that engage students in real-world learning exercises.
Standards alignment with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS); Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Literacy and Mathematics; Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS); and the Cloud Education for Sustainability (EFS) Standards & Performance Indicators.