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Lesson 4-1: Water Use in Kenya vs USA

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Engaging the Student (Entry Task) 

Developing the Ideas--Lesson

Checking for Understanding (exit ticket)

Student Handout 
Teacher/Lesson Notes


1 hour



60 min.

Show the Class this Water Use in Kenya vs USA PowerPoint



  1. Ask the class; “do you know what the term water footprint means?”
  2. Tell them:  Water footprint is the amount of water you use in your everyday life. 

Turn and Talk: 

  1. What are some ways you use water? 
  2. What are some ways your partners in Kenya might use water that’s different from yours?


View the full lesson plan here:

  • Student Handouts
    • Global and personal water footprint (1 per team)  
  • LCD projector for video (optional)
  • Computer access if online version is being used

Exit Ticket Questions:


  • Does the greater use of water resources in developed countries (U.S., Canada, and Europe) affect the availability of water resources in water-scarce countries?
  • What is one commitment you are going to make in relation to water as a result of today’s work?



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