Drippy math activity
1. Calculate how much water would be wasted if the dripping went on for 24 hours. ____________(total amount of water wasted) x 48 = ____________
2. Use what you know about the water that would be wasted in one day to calculate how much water would be wasted if the dripping continued for the following amounts of time:
3. How do you think a dripping faucet might waste energy?
4. What are some things that you do to conserve water at your home or school? List them below.
You can stop leaks by turning off water faucets tightly so they don’t drip and by telling an adult about any leaks you find indoors or outside.
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