Albert Schweitzer Hospital Rep Visits Ellis!
2004 RESULTS ARE IN!
2004 DONATION PRESENTATION MADE TO HAS!
Welcome to the second annual Interscholastic Water Challenge! We challenge YOUR class to conserve more water than we can over a week-long period in the Spring of 2004!
Find out how important the issue of available fresh water is throughout the world.
Develop strategies based on what you learn and share with your classmates about how to waste less and save more of our most valuable natural resource.
Work as a team and challenge other classes in your school.
Compete to be named this year's water conservation champions!
STEP 1: Estimating Household and Personal Daily Water Use (Week of March 1, 2004)
a. Copy the "Personal Water Use" chart for each member of your household at [http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/drainproj/personalwaterusechart.html]
b. complete the form, based on home use throughout the week sited above;
c. next, calculate per capita use at
STEP 2: Estimating Class "Water Use Quotient"
Collect results from all students and divide the total daily gallons used by the number of students in your class.
STEP 3: Taking the Challenge! (Week of April 19,2004)
a. After discovering and discussing ways to conserve water, practice more efficient ways to use water at home;
b. repeat steps 1 and 2 above;
c. calculate the difference between the average water use of March and April--this is your class score!
STEP 4: Submitting Your Results & Naming a Winner (Week of April 26, 2004)
a. Enter the above results at
b. compare the results and see which class wins the challenge!
SPONSOR & PRIZE
Thanks to a generous gift of $2000 from Kennametal Inc., the teams in this year's challenge have something incredible to work for: providing the gift of fresh water to those who need it most!
100% of this year's prize money will go towards the construction of a fully-functioning well that will provide water for an entire village.
The winning team will have the honor of making that donation on behalf of its members and the school they represent!
For more about this year's recipient, visit the web site for the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in the Artibonite region of Haiti.
Learn more about how important it is to conserve water and how to help on a daily basis by visiting these and other links:
"Why Conserve Water? Why not?"
"Worldwatch News Release: Emerging Water Shortages"
"How much water is there on (and in) the Earth?"
"Water: Critical Shortages Ahead?"
"Conservation Info and Tips"
"Key Facts About Water"
"Are You Water Friendly?"
"Water--Two Billion People Are Dying For It"
"100 Water Saving Tips"
SCHOOL TEAMS CITY, STATE COUNTRY ADVISOR The Ellis School 3 Pittsburgh, PA USA Gregg Stone Stilwell Jr. High 5 West Des Moines, IA USA Phyllis Goodman Fowler School 10 Maynard, MA USA Mike Stevens Middletown Middle School 1 Middletown, CA USA Jenny Keyport Hollencrest Middle School 1 West Covina, CA USA Jo Ann Van Eyk Tse Bit ai Middle School 3 Shiprock, NM USA Amy John Anwatin Middle School 1 Minneapolis, MN USA Scott McLaughlin Richmond Montessori School 2 Richmond, VA USA Lynne Sullivan Unity High School/Middle School 2 Balsam Lake, WI USA Jeanne Alling
LOCATE THE SCHOOLS HERE!
TEAM TRIAL #1 TRIAL #2 IMPROVEMENT Ellis 1 105.33 057.77 47.56 Ellis 2 082.00 068.67 13.33 Ellis 3 077.48 052.29 25.19 Stilwell 1 (1) 144.33 095.90 48.43 Stilwell 2 (2) 158.51 100.53 57.98 Stilwell 3 (4) 170.67 095.75 74.92 Stilwell 4 (5) 118.09 031.18 86.91 Stilwell 5 (6) 172.49 160.02 12.47 Fowler 1 *063.48* NO REPORT Fowler 2 090.85 NO REPORT Fowler 3 138.53 NO REPORT Fowler 4 129.02 NO REPORT Fowler 5 122.54 NO REPORT Fowler 6 126.08 NO REPORT Fowler 7 116.18 NO REPORT Fowler 8 112.55 NO REPORT Fowler 9 128.28 NO REPORT Fowler 10 114.98 NO REPORT Middletown 160.00 086.23 73.77 Hollencrest 108.80 Tse Bit ai 1 130.25 105.00 25.25 Tse Bit ai 2 102.30 174.00 (-71.70) Tse Bit ai 3 099.20 125.00 (-25.80) Anwatin 114.00 Richmond Montessori 1 NO REPORT NO REPORT Richmond Montessori 2 NO REPORT NO REPORT Unity High NO REPORT NO REPORT Unity Middle NO REPORT NO REPORT
* = TRIAL #1 WINNER
** = TRIAL #2 WINNER
OVERALL WINNER IN BOLD FACE