Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows? This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before. It brings together
The water rich vs. the water poor. As the world population increases, and industry continues to expand, Earth's freshwater reserves are being stretched dangerously thin. See the disparity in water consumption between wealthy and underdeveloped nations.
Water Cycle Project with LEGOs: An Easy Science Activity for Kids
In many parts of the country, water resources are becoming scarcer. That& why it& a good idea to landscape your home using waterwise techniques. Called xeriscaping, this process will help you have a less thirsty backyard.
Without having an official "brain break", you could give your students the chance to share and collaborate about the things we use water for, words that describe the properties of water, the sounds water makes, ect.