Primary & Elementary School

Links

Interactive WWTP Map (shows how Auburn's treatment plant works)

sacsplash.org (resources, lesson plans and events for Sacramento area students)

epa.gov/students/teachers.html (EPA teacher resources and lesson plans)

pbs.org/teachers/ecoinvestigators/ (PBS Ecoinvestigators curriculum for grades 3-5)

wef.org (.Water Education Foundation educational materials)

projectwet.org/ (Project WET, training and resources about water education)

storyofstuff.org/2011/09/14/free-learning-resources-for-all-ages/ (Videos, lessons and resources encouraging youth to reduce and reuse.)

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (Environmental Awareness and Conversation Lesson Plans)

www.improvenet.com/a/water-conservation-at-home (Water Conservation)

Water Conservation 101 (Water Conservation Throughout the Home)

Activities

Video: Nonpoint source pollution education

Public Works Week May 19-25, 2013

Investigating Vernal Pools (from Sacramento Splash): A 13-lesson, standards-based elementary science curriculum designed to integrate with the hands-on field trip to the vernal pools at Mather Field.

Video: Investigating Vernal Pools (from Sacramento Splash): A 10-minute video with Professor X. Plorer introduces viewers to the wonders of Vernal pools. Recommended to show before beginning the Splash Elementary curriculum.

DiscoverWater.org for children 8 to 12, shows how water affects them—and how they can affect water. The web experience also brings important water lessons to life in a way that makes learning fun and encourages today's children to be tomorrow's responsible stewards of water resources.

Loop Scoops: Annie Leonard worked with WGBH-Boston and PBS Kids to develop Loop Scoops, a series of fun 2-minute videos that help get kids thinking about the Stuff in their lives. Things like: What is this made of? Where did it come from? Who made it? And what happens when I throw it away?