Explore how is vital to all living things and have students make a simple paper model to see how water moves downhill and make a pledge or promise to appreciate, protect and conserve this life-giving resource.
These activities provide a link to the core competencies of the curriculum. The activities engage students in sharing ideas for ways we use water and using play to explore how water moves and can be found everywhere.
Relevant core competencies:
The activities also connect to a variety of grade-specific curricular competencies and content in a variety of subjects including Arts Education, Science, and Social Studies.
Learn about how water is necessary for life, always on the move and can be found everywhere provides a foundation for young people to protect and care for water.
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Young people can act at school, in their community and at home to protect and care for water. We can empower them with a deeper understanding of how essential water is to life and encourage them to share this message to respect, protect and honour water.
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