ERIC Number: ED220347
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Be Water Wise.
Birch, Sandra K.; Pettus, Alvin M.
Various topics on water and water conservation are discussed, each general topic followed by a student activity. Topics include: (1) importance of water; (2) water in the environment; (3) getting water to and from homes (making water usable; treating wastewater; on-site systems, including water wells and septic tanks); (4) relationship between water and energy; (5) water conservation in homes, focusing on the nature and operation of toilets; (6) conservation of water when showering/bathing; (7) ways to save water inside and outside homes; and (8) nature and operation of water meters; a final activity focusing on collecting water/water conservation articles from newspapers is provided. Illustrations accompany discussions and activities. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of the Interior, Washington, DC. Office of Water Research and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Water Resource Research Center, Blacksburg.