Reflection: Real World Applications Water Use and the World - Section 2: Mini Lesson


Introducing students to sites such as "Create-a-Graph" helps them develop the ability to both produce and interpret the graphs and infographics that are such a common part of our online culture.  Our access to online data sources necessitates an understanding of how graphs and more complex infographics are created and, later, how such data can be manipulated.  Working with a straightforward site such as Create-a-Graph is a first step in developing this understanding.

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Water Use and the World

Unit 10: Water
Lesson 1 of 3

Objective: SWBAT to make basic comparisons between per capita water use in the United States and in other countries, using liters.

Big Idea: An understanding of liters can be used to compare our lifestyle with that of people in other countries.

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Science, water cycle, water
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