A group of 56 7th Graders from Carver High School in Philadelphia engaged in inquiry-learning extending their thinking beyond the four walls of the classroom. Within the context of Social Studies and English standards students chose one H2O for Life project to investigate. After the investigation, each student developed a clear persuasive argument to encourage the audience to vote on the funding of their chosen water project.
Alongside persuading their peers to choose their sponsor project they also spent time developing letters to be sent off to congress. The letters encouraged state representatives to focus on and commit to raising awareness about solving the Global Water Crisis both locally and globally.
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