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The future of Earth's water resources depends on today's children understanding the importance of water conservation and efficiency. WaterSense is committed to helping teachers communicate these values by providing the following resources.

Make sure to visit WaterSense for Kids and play EPA's interactive online quiz in your classroom!

Fix a Leak Week Learning Resources

The Fix a Leak Week learning resources are a set of activities designed for students in grades 3 through 5 to help them learn about water supplies and the importance of saving water. In addition to helping families find and fix leaks in their homes, the Fix a Leak Week curriculum covers a range of subjects (reading, science, math, social studies), and lessons were developed to ensure this work can help meet relevant standards in the various curriculum areas. It can be adapted to different grade levels and class abilities.

A Day in the Life of a Drop

A Day in the Life of a Drop is a set of activities designed to help students in grades 3–5 understand the connections between the source of the water they use and the ways their water use habits affect the environment and human health. Students also learn how to reduce their impacts and engage family members. After completing the worksheets provided below, students and families take the Pledge to Filter Out Bad Water Habits to demonstrate their commitment to saving water for the future.

The future of Earth's water resources depends on today's children understanding the importance of water conservation and efficiency. WaterSense is committed to helping teachers communicate these values by providing the following resources.

Make sure to visit WaterSense for Kids and play EPA's interactive online quiz in your classroom!

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