BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
|The Water We Drink and Use
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|Grade: 3rd - 6th grade
|NYS Content Area Standard:
Math, Science & Technology:
Standard 4: Science
|NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
English Language Arts:
Standard 1: Language for Information and Understanding
|Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
|Keywords: water quality|
|Investigative Question or Issue: Where does your water come from and how can we keep water clean?|
This challenge is a culminating activity for a unit of study investigating three questions: 1) Where does our water come from? 2) What factors pollute our water? 3) How can we keep our water clean? The teacher will want to lead students in an investigation of The Water Cycle and encourage students to discuss and share their thoughts regarding the questions cited previously.
Directions: Distribute Student Handout (see attachment #1) and Product Quality Checklist; discuss challenge and quality standards; provide resources; and allow students to form groups.
In groups of four, create one (your choice) of the following products to helpothers learn where our water comes from and how we can help to keep it clean.
A Northern Forest Partnership challenge
Example of Student Work
|Product Quality Checklist
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