Growing Urgency of Environmental Challenges and Increasing Importance of Water Education Spark Changes at Project WET
March 9 2020
Educating people to understand water is taking on new urgency. To better address these challenges and honor the diversity of our users, we are making a few changes.
August 6 2019
To better serve college and graduate school students with visual impairments or other print-related disabilities, Project WET has joined the AccessText Network, a conduit between the publishing world and colleges and universities across the country.
February 5 2019
DiscoverWater.org, the world’s leading water education website for children, can now be used on all operating systems and devices, thanks to a grant from Ecolab. Ecolab has also supported a complete Chinese translation at DiscoverWater.org/cn, making the site’s interactive digital activities accessible to Mandarin speakers around the world.
December 7 2018
A global thought leader on water strategy and innovation, Will Sarni has joined the Project WET Foundation Board of Directors.
October 4 2018
Astronaut Ricky Arnold—who serves as a volunteer member of the Project WET Foundation Board of Directors—is one of the three International Space Station crew members who landed safely in Kazakhstan today.
August 2 2018
The partnership will focus on empowering school teachers and other educators to build community awareness and expertise on how water is used, managed and protected.
March 20 2018
“Water, Agriculture and Food” addresses how and where food is grown, as well as the link between the food we eat and the water we all must share to meet the needs of a growing population.
August 23 2017
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) has included Getting Little Feet Wet, Project WET’s Early Childhood Education Guide, on its NSTA Recommends® list of the best available supplements for science teaching.
March 31 2017
Project WET Foundation Board of Directors member Ricky Arnold is among five NASA astronauts who have been assigned to upcoming spaceflights. Arnold will join another NASA astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut for International Space Station Expeditions 55 and 56 to launch in March 2018.
December 20 2016
Water for You and Me, a storybook created as part of the Clean and Conserve Education Program partnership between the Project WET Foundation and Ecolab Inc., has earned a Learning® Magazine 2017 Teachers’ Choice Award for Preschool.