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Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0

Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0

The award-winning, NSTA-recommended Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 continues Project WET’s dedication to 21st-century, cutting-edge water education. Correlated to Common Core Standards and with correlations to Next Generation Science Standards underway, the Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 gives educators of children from kindergarten to twelfth grade the tools they need to integrate water education into every school subject. The guide also includes numerous extensions for using the activities in Pre-K environments. Featuring 64 field-tested activities, more than 500 color photographs and illustrations, and useful appendices with information on teaching methods, assessment strategies, and more, this guide is an essential classroom tool and an excellent resource for pre-service teachers.


All the Way to the Ocean

All the Way to the Ocean is an uplifting story about two best friends, Isaac and James, and their discovery of the cause and effect relationship between our cities' storm drains and the world's oceans, lakes, and rivers. It is sure to inspire both young and adult readers alike and teach a timeless life lesson-If we all do our part, a cleaner, safer environment is indeed within our reach. All the Way to the Ocean is printed on recycled paper using soy ink.


Arizona Conserve Water Educators Guide

Arizona Conserve Water Educators Guide

This 350-page, full-color book provides a thorough study of Arizona water resources from a water conservation perspective. Its background section contains maps, graphs, diagrams and photos that facilitate the teaching of 15 interactive, multi-disciplinary lessons to K-12 students. In addition, 10 Arizona case studies are highlighted to provide secondary students with an in-depth opportunity to exercise their problem-solving skills, while learning about real-world water conservation solutions. Contact Project WET Arizona for a schedule of workshops centered around this book.

Awards:
Finalist, 2008 EdPress Distinguished Achievement Awards (Association of Educational Publishers), Science Instruction / Teaching Resource category     


Big Rivers KIDs Activity Booklet

Big Rivers KIDs Activity Booklet

Readers explore big rivers and watersheds in North America, meet famous river explorers, calculate a river's rate of flow, discover how the river environment is unique, investigate the many ways that rivers are important, and recognize the role of water managers. 

Awards: Winner, 2001 EdPress Distinguished Achievement Awards (Association of Educational Publishers)


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Celebrate Wetlands KIDs Activity Booklet

Celebrate Wetlands KIDs Activity Booklet

Being swamped has never been so much fun!
The closer you look at wetlands, the more bogged down you’ll want to be. Saturated with eye-opening facts and hands-on activities, this activity booklet will whet students’ appetites for nature, science and culture.     


Clean and Conserve Activity Guide for Educators (free download)

The 40-page Activity Guide for Educators contains five water conservation and hygiene lessons, as well as introductory material, a glossary and information about Ecolab and Project WET. The activities are designed for anyone to use with audiences ranging from classrooms to festivals. The Activity Guide for Educators is currently available in English, Brazilian Portuguese and Canadian French and can be downloaded free of charge by clicking below and entering your name and email address at the form.


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Water Science Project Guide

Clean and Conserve Water Science Project Guide (free download)

The Clean and Conserve Water Science Project Guide for high school students outlines two student-led group learning projects focused on water conservation and disease prevention and requiring math, science, reading and presentation skills as well as teamwork and leadership. Developed with support from Ecolab, the Clean and Conserve Water Science Project Guide is currently available in English and can be downloaded free of charge by clicking below and entering your name and email address on the form.


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Clean and Conserve Your Water children's activity booklet

Clean and Conserve Your Water Activity Booklet (free download)

This full-color, 12-page children’s booklet introduces water hygiene and conservation topics to elementary and middle-school-aged children through fun learning activities that kids can do in a classroom, scout meeting or other group setting, or on their own at home with parents or grandparents. Developed with support from Ecolab, "Clean and Conserve Your Water" is currently available in English and can be downloaded free of charge by clicking below and entering your name and email address on the form.


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Colorado River Watershed Map

Colorado River Watershed Map

This 26" x 38" downloadable wall map of the Colorado River Watershed shows tributaries, water management infrastructure (dams, diversions, canals, pipelines and reservoirs), cities, reservations and national parks. Water allocation, population information and color photos included.    


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Colorado River Watershed Map, SPANISH

Colorado River Watershed Map, SPANISH / Mapa de la Cuenca del Río Colorado, ESPAÑOL

La misma versión inglesa pero con texto en español! Este mapa de pared de la Cuenca del Río Colorado se incluye con Descubre una Cuenca: Guía para Educadores del Río Colorado, pero también puede comprarse por separado. El mapa muestra tributarios, infraestructura para el manejo del agua (represas, desvíos, canales, tuberías y reservorios) ciudades, reservaciones y parques nacionales. Asignaciones del recurso agua, información sobre población y fotos de color incluidas.    


Conserve Water Educators Guide

Conserve Water Educators Guide

This comprehensive educators' guide provides teachers of middle school and high school students with a thorough overview of water conservation, along with background information that serves as a hydrologic primer. Past, present, and future water conservation issues are also covered, which are illustrated by case studies ranging from a rancher in west Texas to an ice cream factory in Massachusetts. By using real-life examples, students are encouraged to use critical thinking skills to examine different sides of each situation.

Awards:
Finalist, 2001 EdPress Distinguished Achievement Awards (Association of Educational Publishers)     


Conserve Water KIDs Activity Booklet

Conserve Water KIDs Activity Booklet

Great save! When water conservation is the name of the game, everyone wins. Kids learn a lot of important lessons about becoming smarter water-users from this popular activity booklet, as well as enjoy a lot of laughs along the way.

Awards: Finalist, 1999 EdPress Distinguished Achievement Awards (Association of Educational Publishers), Sponsored Publication category     


Discover a Watershed: The Colorado Educators Guide

Discover a Watershed: The Colorado Educators Guide

This engaging, informative Educators Guide provides detailed background information about the Colorado Watershed. Its reference section contains 25 science-based, multidisciplinary, hands-on activities that teach about hydrology, geography, geology, ecology, tribes, history, cultures, economics, management issues and resource stewardship. In addition to being internationally relevant, all activities are classroom-tested by educators from the U.S., Mexico and several tribes. Complementing a curriculum that is correlated to national science standards (U.S. and Mexican) and other disciplines, it includes easy-to-use cross-reference charts, an in-depth glossary, index and detailed watershed maps. BONUS! Includes a colorful, 26” by 38” wall map of the Colorado River Watershed showing tributaries, water management infrastructure (dams, diversions, canals, pipelines and reservoirs), cities, reservations and national parks. Water allocation and population information and color photos included.     


Discover a Watershed: The Missouri Educators Guide

Discover a Watershed: The Missouri Educators Guide

Actively engaging students with 36 science-based, multidisciplinary, hands-on activities, this award-winning educators' guide covers the Missouri Basin’s hydrology, geology, geography, tribes, settlement, cities, agriculture, industry, recreation, navigation, plant and animal species, issues, management and stewardship.

The 33-page introduction provides background information on the history and current life of the basin. Further illustrating the watershed’s diverse places, peoples and perspectives is its “Pearls and Voices” section. Other unique features include correlations to national standards in the sciences and other disciplines and an in-depth glossary and index.

FREE map: Included with every book is a free 26"x38" wall map of the Missouri River Watershed that shows tributaries, sub-basins, reservations and cities and precipitation and elevation data.

Awards: Winner, 2005 Independent Publisher Book Awards     


Discover a Watershed: The Watershed Manager

Discover a Watershed: The Watershed Manager

This downloadable guide contains 19 science-based, multidisciplinary activities that teach what a watershed is, how it works and why we must all consider ourselves watershed managers. An extensive background section introduces readers to fundamental watershed concepts. Each activity adapts to local watersheds, contains e-links for further Internet research and is correlated to national science standards.


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Discover California Coastal Ecosystems KIDs Activity Booklet

Discover California Coastal Ecosystems KIDs Activity Booklet

What do a sleek blue whale and a prickly sea urchin have in common? They both live in California coastal ecosystems! From help for kelp to coastal critters, Discover California Coastal Ecosystems shows why the coast is the most. Fun-filled activities teach students about the biology, ecology and history of the shores of the Golden State.


Discover Floods Educators Guide

Discover Floods Educators Guide

Now available as a Download! This valuable resource helps educators teach students about both the risks and benefits of flooding through a series of engaging, hands-on activities. Acknowledging the different roles that floods play in both natural and urban communities, the book helps young people gain a global understanding of this common--and sometimes dangerous--natural phenomena that affects hundred of millions of people around the world each year. Complementing its text are photographs that shed light on the aftermath of floods, as well as numerous illustrations to facilitate learning. Students will apply a number of problem-solving techniques to such relevant issues as how to protect yourself and your family should you live in a flood-prone area. Developed in partnership with the World Meteorological Organization. Download the activities separately: 8-4-1, One for All AfterMath Back to the Future Color Me A Watershed Incredible Journey My Hazard Map Take Action! Thunderstorm


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Discover Floods KIDs Activity Booklet

Discover Floods KIDs Activity Booklet

Overflowing with learning opportunities!  When water is on the rise, students’ imaginations are bound to be swept away. Saturated with important-to-know facts and engaging hand-on activities, it’s a force of nature that’s ideal for making a splash in the classroom.


Discover Ground Water and Springs KIDs Activity Booklet

Discover Ground Water and Springs KIDs Activity Booklet

Grounds for delight! Beneath the land is a world of water for students to explore. This activity booklet gets to the bottom of it with interactive lessons about water flow principles, the importance of ground water and its many uses. Included in this 16-page booklet is an activity insert piece.    


Discover Marine Mammals KIDs Activity Booklet

Discover Marine Mammals KIDs Activity Booklet

Explore the world of marine mammals through engaging hands-on activities. Students experience what it’s like to swim with the dolphins or discover the challenges that all marine mammals face.

Awards:
Finalist, 2007 EdPress Distinguished Achievement Awards (Association of Educational Publishers)     


 


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