In this WebQuest, students explore the global issue of access to clean water and basic sanitation. They will begin by considering freshwater as a shared and finite global resource. They will then analyze trends in water and sanitation access around the world. Students will consider the relationships between water and sanitation and other global issues such as poverty, health, food security, and gender equality.They will review examples of Peace Corps Volunteer projects addressing water and sanitation issues in communities around the world.
Improving Access to Clean Water & Basic Sanitation
Subject Health and Wellness — Personal and Community Health • Science — Biology, Life Science • Social Studies — Geography, World Geography
Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan