Down the Drain

In this activity, you will keep track of how many times you use water daily. Then you can try to figure out ways to conserve it.

Materials

Water Use Activity Number of Times
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Procedure

For a day, use the chart above to record how many times you use water. Each time you perform an activity, make a check mark. Ask your family members also to record in the chart the number of times they perform an activity.

Results

How many times did you and your family members use water? Were you surprised at the total number of times? For which activity did you use water most often? Discuss ways to conserve water with your family members.