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Water usage and collection

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 ·

For my HSC Mathematics General 1 class, we are currently completing the Focus Study FSPe1CEC Water usage and collection.

In this topic, students interpret information, make comparisons, and perform a range of calculations in relation to personal water usage.

Are you water wise?

Wednesday, 14 July 2010 ·

In recent years, Sydney Water has been encouraging households to save water.  “With limited and highly variable rainfall in the catchments, the community can no longer rely on water from the dams.”  source

Dam Water

Friday, 19 June 2009 ·

Still on capacity.  With Australia having been in a drought since 2003 another interesting way to engage with the topic of capacity is to look at the water storage levels.

What’s in the fridge?

Monday, 15 June 2009 ·

What else could you do with capacity?  As I was getting a glass of juice to have with my breakfast, I was thinking that I could use this image as a quick question at the start of a lesson.

Digital Media - Capacity

Saturday, 13 June 2009 ·

With laptops rolling out shortly and projectors appearing in some classrooms, we should be thinking about collecting digital media for use as stimulus or investigation material.  So, the other day when filling up my young daughter’s bottles, I took some pictures.