Write World Water Day on the board and ask the students to tell you what they think is celebrated on this day. Tell them that they will be looking at different websites about water and they should think about what they wish to find out. Give out worksheet 3 and ask them to write 3 questions about water and encourage them to look for the answers to these questions. Students check the websites suggested and answer the questions on the worksheet.
Make a poster
The students choose one of the following topics and make a glogster poster to present to the other students in class.
- ways to save water
- the problems caused by contamination
- access to clean water around the world
- ways to improve access to clean water
Students can access glogster at www.glogster.com<//link></ link=””><//>
Do a class survey
Students can use the ‘water usage’ handout from this website to carry out their own survey: www.ryanswell.ca/media/161597/water_chart.pdf
For extra background information, check out the whole site:www.ryanswell.ca/in-the-classroom/ryans-well-in-kenya.aspx