California Academy of Sciences: Your Hidden Water Footprint - Defining a Problem to Find a Solution

The purpose of this activity is to give students practice putting a design problem into perspective. 

In this case, the class will explore the often surprising amount of water used in producing everyday products like cola, leather boots, smartphones, and chocolate bars.

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Hydrology, Scientific Method
Middle School, High School, Educator
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade

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