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Efficient Water Technologies

Lesson Description:


AS Water TourIn this lesson, students examine a variety of water efficient fixtures that can be utilized in homes and schools. By exploring an interactive website, students learn about the technology of how these fixtures work and compare them with their inefficient counterparts. Afterward, students determine which water-saving fixture would be most beneficial in reducing water use in their homes and in their school.

Objectives
  • Students will predict the areas of greatest water use in their school
  • Students will examine efficient and inefficient water fixtures and explain how they work.
  • Students will determine which water-saving water fixtures would be most beneficial for their home and for their school.

Lesson Type:
  • Audit
  • Project

Sustainability Topic:
  • Water

GEF Program Category:
  • Sustainable Water Challenge
  • Green Building Program
  • Waste Reduction Challenge
  • Green Energy Challenge

Time Needed:
60 Minutes
Materials Needed:
  • Handout: Water Fixtures Worksheet (one copy for every two students)
  • Internet access for each pair of students

School or Group:
GEF
Contact Email:
service@greeneducationfoundation.org
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Located in: Science | Math

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