Grade level: 3rd – 5th
Skills: Bar graph
Related environmental issues: Water
Area level: National
The bar graph below shows how water is used in the United States everyday.
- What is a good estimate of water used for agriculture? a) 50,000 million gallons b) 130,000 million gallons c) 200,000 million gallons
- What sector uses water more than raising water creatures but less than businesses & schools?
- How many sectors use more than 100,000 million gallons of water everyday?
- Approximately how much more water is used for electricity generation than businesses & schools? a) 100,000 million gallons b) 120,000 million gallons c) 150,000 million gallons
Source: US Geological Survey