Way to Go, H2O!
Studies have shown that even slight dehydration can lead to fatigue in adolescent children. As a classroom teacher, I have noticed that my pre-teen and teenage students are often tired. Fatigue can slow their cognitive function, making learning a daunting task while they are slightly dehydrated. I would like to have a water fountain that includes a bottle refilling station installed in the middle school hallway. I will know that this has been a successful study if students see a difference in their own health and cognitive performance once they get into the routine of staying hydrated.