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Saving Water

£7.00
SKU ESR34CS80012
Key Stage 2 Water Scarcity ESR Year 3 Year 4

Teach and learn about the importance of saving the finite resource of water in this three-lesson scheme of work for Year 3 and 4. Discover the virtual uses of water that can increase our water footprint and learn about situations of water scarcity. Challenge your class to think of innovative ways to save and conserve water and become responsible users of this precious resource.

 
#TheCompleteSeries3lessons

With lesson plans, slides for the teaching input, differentiated activities and a range of printable resources, this ‘Saving Water’ scheme will encourage discussion within your class and encourage the children to become more aware of how they use water.

#Lesson1UsesofWater

Begin the topic by exploring the different ways the children use water in their day-to-day lives. Discuss the importance of conserving water and the finite amount that is available for humans and other living things to use. Introduce your class to the concept of virtual water and how their diet or shopping habits can drastically increase their water footprint.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge card
  • Picture cards
  • Measurement cards
#Lesson2WhyShouldWeConserveWater

Create a discussion with your class about what happens in a water-stressed situation where humans are using more water than they can collect. Encourage the children to understand the importance of using water responsibly by exploring the actions undertaken during the Cape Town drought. Discover the different ways people lived with a daily 50-litre water ration and encourage your class to reflect on why these actions were necessary.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Leaflet template
  • Case study sheet
#Lesson3InnovativeWaterConservation

Challenge your class to take on the role of conservation designers and come up with the latest innovative way to reduce or save water. Explore the existing designs that are used to help conserve water and use them to inspire their own designs to solve a serious problem and save water.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge cards
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