Water Conservation Education for Schools
Educational Materials and Websites
America Water Works Association
Here's a fun, interactive program to help students learn "The
Story of Drinking Water"
United States Geological Survey
Science for Schools" website has all kinds of educational information
for students on water basis, water use, the water cycle, and more!
Water Environment Federation
“The Aqua Venturer Time Machine” is an interactive global timeline of water and wastewater past, present, and future. Learn the story of water, its treatment and use throughout history, and its importance to life on Earth.
Environmental Protection Agency
Try EPA's new interactive online quiz! Move the water-efficiency hero Flow through water pipes and answer water-efficiency questions while avoiding water-wasting monsters such as Sogosaurus and Drainiac. Use the information you've learned on the WaterSense web site and test your knowledge of water-using behaviors and common water-saving opportunities.
Department of Water Resources
To help you develop classroom curriculum, the Department of Water Resources offers water education materials at no charge.
Water Education Foundation
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) coordinators conduct training sessions for local teachers. The next Project WET Teacher Workshop is scheduled for October 16, 2009 in the City of Santa Clara. Click here for more information on this workshop.
“Where does my water come from?”
This web page will help Californians identify their source(s) of drinking water, how drinking water is treated, and how to help prevent pollution of our groundwater and surface water supplies.
Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency (BAWSCA)
The Hetch Hetchy Water System - an overview of the Hetch Hetchy Water System, Redwood City’s Water Supply.
The California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network is a great source for teacher resources in California.