Benchmark Question: How do human activities interact
with the hydrosphere?
Focus Question: How is water used in your community?
The teacher will pose the
Students then will
brainstorm uses of water in their community. While brainstorming, students
will discover that water is used for many purposes in their community. They
will use a variety of resource materials to estimate how much water is used
in their community. Some possible resources include resource people,
interviews, field trips, and media materials. Students will compile the
results of their research in a graph and will share the results of their
research with an audience.