Task = Find out how much water is lost from a dripping tap over a 10 minute period.
– Discuss how we could measure the amount of water we collect from a dripping tap.
– Turn on a tap, then turn it off gradually until it drips slowly.
– Collect the water for 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 minutes.
– Design a data table and record your results.
How much water is wasted in a ten-minute period from a dripping tap?
Do you think that is a lot of water to waste?