Photo Essay: Water Festivals Teach More Than 14,000 Arizona 4th Graders About Water

Arizona Project WET has held 20 Arizona Water Festivals in the 2017-18 school year in nine counties across the state, with two more to come. Festivals this year have reached 14,047 fourth grade student participants, along with 533 of their teachers. Below are some pictures taken from this school year's festivals:

Students in Gilbert explore watersheds using a 3-D model. (Photo by Arizona Project WET Staff)Students in Gilbert explore watersheds using a 3-D model. (Photo by Arizona Project WET Staff)

In Tucson, students at a water festival use a Groundwater Flow Model to discover how water moves underground. (Photo by Matt Stamp, Amphitheater Public Schools)In Tucson, students at a water festival use a Groundwater Flow Model to discover how water moves underground. (Photo by Matt Stamp, Amphitheater Public Schools)

Two students at the Madison Water Festival work together on a groundwater activity. (Photo by Arizona Project WET Staff)Two students at the Madison Water Festival work together on a groundwater activity. (Photo by Arizona Project WET Staff)

Using a spray bottle and 3-D model, students in Tucson learn that water always moves downhill. (Photo by Matt Stamp, Amphitheater Public Schools)Using a spray bottle and 3-D model, students in Tucson learn that water always moves downhill. (Photo by Matt Stamp, Amphitheater Public Schools)

A Tucson student becomes a water drop moving through the water cycle in the “Incredible Journey” activity. (Photo by Matt Stamp, Amphitheater Public Schools)A Tucson student becomes a water drop moving through the water cycle in the “Incredible Journey” activity. (Photo by Matt Stamp, Amphitheater Public Schools)

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