ASAP Science and Technology Exemplars - Grades 1-8 - Grade 8
Grade 8

Earth and Space Systems

Wasting Water

Description of the task:
Students have been approached by aliens who need our water. In this task, they are asked to provide evidence to support our need for fresh and salt water in order to maintain life on earth. They must include information about their intentions to clean up and preserve water for future generations.


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