Guides and Curricula

4-H There’s No New Water This water conservation and water quality curriculum is grounded in a simple yet powerful concept that water is a finite natural resource whose quantity and quality must be responsibly preserved, protected, used, and reused.

Water.org Lesson PlansAligned with national standards, the lesson plans and mini-units include elementary, middle and high school levels.

A Teacher’s Guide to Water Related Lessons and Curriculathese lesson plans, web quests, activities, and handouts will all add to instructors’ efforts to teach their students all about water.

The Water CrisisLesson Plans for all grades

EPA own Lesson Plans database for Water

EPA’s recommended water lesson plans

Project WET Resources

Marine Activities, Resources and Education

TARA Oceans Expedition Curriculum

PBS Water Conservation Lesson with videos

 

Apps

Rain Garden – The University of Connecticut Center for Land Use Education and Research developed this App as a resource for homeowners, landscapers, contractors, and others.

Virtual Water – The vast amount of water consumed and polluted in the making of products has an enormous impact on the ecological footprint of human civilization. Carry the Virtual Water digital companion anywhere and grow more concious about how much water our everyday food and beverages really consume.

Erika Knows GreenKids can learn to be green and more environmentally-conscious in this water conservation story. It’s a great way to teach them simple things that they can do at home to save water.

Waterprint– Start a conversation with Waterprint, the one-of-a-kind iPhone application created by Water Efficiency magazine. With recently updated information for 2010,Waterprint is the ultimate source for information on how much water is imbedded beverages, foods, products and many daily activities.

DropcountrDropcountr connects people and their utilities on the mobile devices they use everyday. Our unique mobile and web applications help water utilities and their customers save water, save money and save time.

Water effects on photoMirror Effect enables you to quickly and easily add amazing reflections to your photos. There are tons of editing options that allow you to create the perfect reflection.

 

Games

National Geographic’s Deep Sea ChallengeRecognizing your passion for exploration, National Geographic has named you the new pilot of the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER. After months of training at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the largest private, non-profit oceanographic research institution in the world, you’re ready to set sail.

Water Games for outdoors

More Water Games for Outdoors

Tip TankLearn water-saving tips while you play

The Water Family GameRecreate your family online and attempt to save water in as many ways as possible

Myriad Water Games and Fun

Videos

Brainpop Water Supply

Howdini/Ntl Geographic Water Conservation Tips

World Fresh Water Resources Interesting Asia-centric view

Penn State Water Conservation Videos

Watch, Know, Learn Water Conservation videos

 

Other Useful Links

USGS Water Cycle for Kids

100+ Ways to Conserve Water

Freshwater 101 Quiz

Water Grabbers – Ntl Geographic News Series

Wetland Education Resources from Environmental Concern