Water for People

Lesson Type:
Classroom lesson
Standards:
Earth and Space Sciences
5-ESS2-2
5-ESS3-1
MS-ESS2-2
MS-ESS3-1
MS-ESS3-3
Keywords:
Ecosystems
Geology
Inquiry
Water
Description:

Students will participate in discussions and activities to understand their place in the water cycle. Students will firstly talk about how they use water and understand where their drinking water comes from. Students will then do an activity to learn how pollution moves through surface-water in a watershed. Finally, students will discuss ways in which their actions can affect other organisms that use water in their watershed, including other people.

  • Where does drinking water come from?
  • How do humans affect the water cycle?
  • How does pollution move through a watershed?
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