Section 4: The Environmental Touch

Down The Drain

Success Indicator: You will be able to assess if water is wasted in the home.
Life Skills Practiced: Problem-solving, wise use of resources, critical thinking, and decision making.
Project Skills Practiced: Identifying sources of water leasks and waste in the home.

Helper's Guide to Section 4: The Environmental TouchShower Heads

Activity 1: Be a Water Saver Inspector

Learn about potential water wasters at home from with Make Every Drop Count In The Home CC03-431 (184KB PDF). Also find more ways to save water from Making Decisions: Household Water Saving Equipment NF97-338 (104KB PDF).

Be a Water Saver Inspector Worksheet (628 PDF)

Activity 2: Go Surf

Check out your water sense by taking the EPA Watersense Quiz.

Helper's Guide to Section 4: The Environmental Touch