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Water conservation teams will perform a school water audit to determine how much water the school uses (indoors and outdoors), what activities and behaviors contribute to water loss and waste, and what changes could be enacted to conserve water at their school. In this service learning project, students will collaborate in teams and with community partners to: Collect data from existing sources such as past water bills, campus census data, and school facility maps Measure school water use (indoors/outdoor) and make "field" observations by performing the 7-Step School Water Audit Analyze data, formulate problem statements, and make recommendations for action plans to improve water efficiency Create an extended abstract or poster for the project Present the project to an authentic audience of students, teachers, school administrators, water supply entities and other community partners Make real-world changes to conserve water

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100502201115838T,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Instructional Material,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Instructional Strategy,Service Learning,NSDL

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    English

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