My students need a water station and 30 water bottles to stay hydrated and to promote healthy habits.
This project expired on September 24, 2015.
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"I'm thirsty," echos in our classroom, many times throughout each day, the entire school year. Our school is located in a hot, dry climate. Help me teach my students the importance of staying hydrated, the healthy way, with water, not sugary drinks.
My third-graders live in, and attend school, in a high poverty area.
Many come from single-parent homes, and can't afford the basic necessities for school. Our school's student population is over 95% free or reduced lunch recipients. Our school is located in a hot, dry climate with many school day's temperatures, at about, or over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. High temperatures, along with staying active, makes my students very thirsty.
By having a hydration station in our classroom, students will have easy access to water. Instead of thinking about how thirsty they are, they will focus on learning skills. Students will improve their health by drinking water, and forgoing unhealthy sugary drinks.
By staying hydrated, students will be alert, and improve their immune systems.
Healthier immune systems, mean less absences. Less absences, means more learning, which will improve all academics. Please help my students stay hydrated, and learn the importance of drinking water.
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