A CIESE Collaborative Project

Project Instructions

Student Activities

Below are the steps you need to follow in order to gather the data for this project and to determine the average amount of water used by one person in a day. In addition to submitting your class results to the project's database, you will also have the opportunity to examine the data submitted by other participants. You can then compare the average amount of water calculated by your class to other classes in different parts of the world.

  1. Collect Water Usage Information and Make Observations
    a) How Much in a Gallon?
    b) Personal Water Use
    c) Household Water Use
    d) Class Water Use
  2. Develop a Hypothesis
  3. Make a Prediction
  4. Do the Experiment
  5. Communicate Your Results

What to learn more? Here are some additional activities to try.