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Exhibition-2011: Water Waste and Conservation
Transcript of Exhibition-2011: Water Waste and Conservation
Water is a vital, limited and
very important resource so
we need to conserve it. Lines of Inquiry:
Ways that water benefits us
Ways that water is wasted
Ways to conserve water Introduction:
In this unit, we were discovering
who we are. We, as a team, discovered that we are a group of people that are passionate about nature, especially water. Water Facts
75% of the earth is covered with water
97% of the earth's water is in the oceans
Only 3% of the earth's water can be used as drinking water
75% of the world's fresh water is frozen in the polar ice caps Peru's water waste issues
Lack of information Leaking Faucet Facts
Leaking faucets can cause a great amount of waste:
Toilet leaks can waste 200 gallons of water per day! That's about the same amount as flushing the toilet 50 times without a reason. Leaking faucet facts
A leaking faucet that drips at the rate of 1 drip per second can waste 30,000 gallons per year!
A shower head leaking at 10 drips per minute can waste more than 50,000 gallons per year! Save Water! Leaking faucet problem
One of Peru's concerns about water, is leaks. Pipes in Peru are estimated to be about 40 years old. Leak consequences
These leaks, can have big consequences.
Health issues Action against leaks!
Fixing toilet leaks
Fixing faucet leaks
Fixing showerhead leaks Peru's second water issue: Lack of information
People are not informed Consequences
Abuse of water use
Wasting it inappropiately
Consuming the freshwater that we have badly Action for lack of information!
Informing people about the issue
Organizing workshops, activities, e.t.c. Our action plan for leaks!
To persuade the superintendent, Mr.Jones, to put new pipes so that there are no more leaks at school. Our action plan for lack of information!
Organizing a workshop
Informing people Conclusion
We learned about:
Leaks and how to fix them
The lack of information and how to improve that "Great acts are made up of small deeds".
-Lao Tzu Thanks to:
Jose Ignacio de Romaña
Ana Maria Loayza
5th grade team Bibiliography