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Saving a Resource in Jeopardy

Lesson Description:
The student will do the following:
  • Name many uses of water.
  • Classify water uses into four main categories.
  • Learn water conservation habits.

Lesson Type:
  • Group Work
  • Project

Sustainability Topic:
  • Water

GEF Program Category:
  • Sustainable Water Challenge

Time Needed:
60 minutes
Materials Needed:
  • Chalkboard
  • 16 sheets of scrap paper
  • Tape
  • Marker
  • Play money in 4 denominations
  • Camcorder and video tape (optional) 
  • Clipboard
  • List of student's names for each teacher
  • Teacher sheet (included) 
  • Bell or buzzer (one per team) 

School or Group:
The Water Sourcebooks
Contact Email:
Lesson Documents:
application/pdf Saving_a_resource.pdf
Located in: Science

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