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WATER WISE EDUCATORS

Below are excellent resources to enhance any lesson, unit or activity around water and water  conservation.  As educators you are essential in creating the ripple effect for Utah to be water wise.

Resources

  • Digital Water Education Library (DWEL) Collection
    Easy access to over 500 high quality exemplary digital resources related to the science, policy and economics of water. A discovery tool that allows users to search the library catalog by content area, grade level, resource type and the national science standards.

  • Encyclopedia of Water Terms
    Everyone can take part in the effort to keep the planetís water supply clean and drinkable. Every effort counts. This encyclopedia of water terms may inspire some ideas.

  • Environmental Inquiry: Teacher Resources
    This page contains answers to frequently asked questions about the Environmental Inquiry program and resources that will help you use EI curricula in your classroom.

  • Media Hub
    View water programs online through Media Hub.

  • National Water Education Initiatives
    The National Extension Water Outreach Education Cooperative devotes a site for Water Education; Facilitating Access to Resources and Best Education Practices.

  • The Story of Bottled Water
    An 8 minute video that tells the Story of Bottled Water. It discusses 'manufactured demand' and presents some stunning facts about how pervasive our desire to drink from a bottle is.

  • U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science for Schools
    Water Science for Schools offer information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.

  • Utah Core Curriculum - Water
    Type water for a full list of Utah curriculum, lesson plans and more.

  • Utah Geological Survey (Teacher info)
    The Utah Geological Survey prepares and makes available general educational materials on geology, geologic resources, geologic hazards, and landscapes of Utah.

  • Utah Society for Environmental Education
    The Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE) provides professional development opportunities and support services to environmental education providers.

  • Water Education Resources
    A complete set of tools for teachers developed by the Utah Division of Water Resources.

 

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