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Healthy Water, Healthy Habits, Healthy People Educators Guide
Clean water, proper sanitation and good hygiene form a solid foundation for a student’s health education. This activities guide is designed to enable teachers to take an active role in making a real difference in the lives of children and their families. Its 40 pages are filled with engaging ways to impart an understanding about how common water-borne and hygiene-related diseases are spread. In addition to learning how to protect their health and that of their families, students will gain a healthy respect for the important water sources on which we all depend.
Awards: Winner, 2009 EdPress Distinguished Achievement Awards (Association of Educational Publishers)
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Healthy Water, Healthy Habits, Healthy People KIDs Activity Booklet
Germs of wisdom! Good habits lead to good health. And the sooner they begin in life, the better. You’ll feel great knowing that through the activities in this booklet, children will gain a healthy start on taking better care of themselves and the sources of clean water that we all need to stay healthy. Also available in French. Contact John Etgen if you are interested in working with Project WET to adapt this publication or to print multiple copies.
Healthy Water, Healthy People KIDs Activity Booklet
There’s a clear connection between good water and good health. And this booklet’s activities are a great way to convey this important message by connecting with students in an engaging fun format.
Native Waters: Sharing the Source KIDs Activity Booklet
This colorful activity booklet lets students explore water from a Native American perspective through a variety of engaging activities utilizing reading, science, art and culture.
Nile River Poster
Pretty. Interesting. Add a splash of color to your classroom, while immersing students in fascinating facts about the world's longest river. Just by putting it up on your wall, everyone who catches a glimpse will be treated to a vicarious voyage on the Nile.
On the Water Route of Lewis and Clark KIDs Activity Booklet
Follow the trail of history! Just by adding water, history can come to life on the page. This colorful activity booklet explores the lives and times of these famed explorers through engaging activities that enlist students’ imaginations for the journey.
Project WET Program 2.0 Online Refresher Course
Included with purchase:
- Download of the Online Refresher Course
- Copy of the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0
- Free access to the Project WET Water Education Portal
In order to provide educators with flexible training opportunities, Project WET now offers an Online Refresher Course for those who have taken a Project WET workshop and would like to obtain the Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0. The course is available in both Flash and PDF formats, is self-directed and self-paced, and you can begin the course before your book arrives.
The award-winning, NSTA-recommended Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 continues Project WET’s dedication to 21st-century, cutting-edge water education. Correlated to the Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and STEM Educational Coalition objectives, 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.
- Includes activities on topics such as national parks and storm water
- Features fully revised and updated activities from the Curriculum and Activity Guide 1.0
- Includes the very best activities gathered from all of Project WET’s publications
- Is suitable for educators at all levels and subjects, including pre-service teachers
Standards Correlation: The Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 has been correlated to: Common Core English Language Arts, Common Core Math and Next Generation Science Standards. The guide adheres to the National Science Standards Framework and NOAA Ocean Literacy Standards. The complete list of standards has been compiled here.
Awards: The Curriculum and Activity Guide was awarded a Gold Medal in 2013 by the Independent Publisher Book Awards, Education (Workbook / Resource) category
The National Science Teachers Association has selected this book as part of their NSTA Recommends list of books for science educators. Click here to visit NSTA Recommends.
Spring Waters Gathering Places
Five short, beautifully illustrated stories chronicle the use of spring waters by the animal world, native culture, civil war, Oklahoma pioneers and Teddy Roosevelt. Three sections follow with lessons about the water cycle, the creation of springs and our bodies' dependence on healthy water.
The Water Cycle Poster
This ever-popular poster is an excellent tool for teachers to educate children about the water cycle. The quality 23.5-by-33-inch poster explores the concepts of condensation, evaporation, evapotranspiration, infiltration, ground water, precipitation, runoff, surface flow and transpiration. Includes a full-system diagram; definitions; discussion of water in the three states of matter; and student questions.
Teachers: Project this colorful, engaging, and informative image onto a projector screen during classroom instruction or reference it on your computer with the downloadable version.
The Water Story KIDs Activity Booklet
H2 OH!!! The wonders of water spring from the page of this action-packed activity booklet. Games and exercises introduce water artifacts, cultural celebrations, water-friendly cleaning alternatives and more.
Awards: Winner, 1997 EdPress Distinguished Achievement Awards (Association of Educational Publishers)
Wash Those Germs Away (Wash Your Hands) Poster
Hand washing is the simplest, most effective way of preventing germs from spreading. Help Project WET spread this important message by forwarding our Wash Your Hands Poster to teachers, parents, administrators and child care and health care providers. We suggest printing this poster and hanging it on fridges, in bathrooms and on bulletin boards where others can see it. Because washing your hands helps you avoid catching a cold, the flu or other infectious diseases, hand washing is an important healthy habit! Size 11 by 17 inches
Water and Education: General Guide for Teachers of Latin America and the Caribbean, SPANISH
Agua y Educación, ESPAÑOL
Customized for a Latin American audience and translated into Spanish or Portuguese, this Educators Guide contains nine engaging, interactive activities on various water topics ranging from watersheds to sanitation and hygiene. Activities include Project WET classics such as The Blue Planet, The Incredible Journey and Sum of the Parts. This Guide is perfect for educators who live and work in Spanish- or Portuguese-speaking regions as well as for volunteers or educators traveling to Latin America or the Caribbean.
Adaptado para la gente latinoamericana y traducido al español y al portugués, esta Guía de Educadores contiene nueve actividades didácticas en varios temas hídricos desde cuencas a saneamiento e higiene. Las actividades incluyen las clásicas de Proyecto WET, como El Planeta Azul, El Viaje Increíble y Suma de las Partes. Este Guía es perfecto para educadores basados en países de hablar españoles o portugueses o también para voluntarios que viajan en el extranjero.
Water for You and Me (free download)
Ecolab, Water for You and Me 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.Water for You and Me is designed for use by early childhood educators, parents, grandparents and anyone else who wants to help young children understand the importance of water to life as well as water’s use in keeping people healthy. Developed with support from
Water is Life KIDs Activity Booklet
Essential information! Just as all living things contain water, knowledge is essential for healthy living. Through a series of thoughtfully crafted activities children gain insight into the water cycle, as well as learn important facts that can help break the cycle of diseases, such as malaria.
Watershed Protection KIDs Activity Booklet
Shedding light on water! Through this colorful activity booklet, watersheds not only come to life, but kids will discover how to help protect the many types of life that live in these special habitats. Filled with engaging activities, students will soak in every drop of information.
WOW! The Wonders of Wetlands Educators Guide
With 70 pages of background material followed by more than 40 cross-referenced activities, this Guide is a valuable resource for K-12 teachers. Every page is thoughtfully laid out with informative text, stunning photography, along with easy-to-read sidebars, maps and illustrations. Activities are neatly organized into five sections: wetlands definitions, wetlands plants and animals, water quality and supply issues, soils and people. The appendix also provides instructions for planning and developing a schoolyard wetland habitat.
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