Count Down to the Clean Water Festival!
Teachers that are registered are encouraged to use the following water activities and resources to help their class prepare for their day at the Clean Water Festival. All eight water activities are posted here and are available to download as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) documents.
Each activity includes background information, an easy to do classroom activity, local contact for more information, where to find additional resources and links to relevant websites, as well as local field trip opportunities if available.
Classroom Activities (All PDF files)
Water Websites Worth Visiting
Teacher SitesProject WET - this is national website for the teacher training program. Find out where you can attend a training. www.projectwet.org
Water Environment Foundation- Hands on activities from the Water Sourcebook designed for use by teachers, non-formal educators, and water quality professionals. http://www.wef.org/coloringbooks/.
Regional Water Providers Consortium - Portland metro area water provides have information on local water systems and water conservation. www.conserveh20.org
Student SitesUSGS - Water Science for Schools - this US Geological Survey website has 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. http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu
Learning to be Water Wise - Learn more about the water cycle and take a waterwise test to see just how waterwise you are. www.getwise.org
EPA's Drinking Water For Kids - this site includes games, activities, and experiments to help kids learn about drinking water. www.epa.gov/safewater/kids