from the Groundwater Foundation including "Let's Make a Difference:
Mobilizing for Community Action" - a motivational guide that
will jump-start your community involvement project.
Conservation Materials from the Tampa Bay Water Department.
Some are in PDF format such as Pin
Point the Leak which offers easy directions for fixing simple
leaks and Leaks
are Easy to Find.
Leaky Water Conservation Coloring Book and Buster
Backflow Comic are PDF files from the Sacramento Area Water
Works Association. Students might find these helpful to use with
younger brothers and sisters and classes of lower grade students
in their school as they share their knowledge.
Ripples - How to Organize a School Water Festival
Are you interested in organizing a water festival in your school
but aren't quite sure what to do? Making Ripples will take you step-by-step
through the planning and implementation of a school-based water
festival. This useful guide is full of information regarding fundraising,
recruiting presenters, planning activities as well as other elements
that make a festival a success. In addition, Making Ripples includes
a timeline for festival planning and a section of games and activities
that can be adapted for all types of school festivals.
Awesome Aquifer Adventure
Watch this informative and entertaining video to learn all about
the Awesome Aquifer Club (AAC). Hear from students, teachers, government
officials and the AAC mascot, G.W. Gecko, as they talk about this
exciting groundwater education program. Order this fun video and
you will also receive instructions on how you and your classroom
or youth group can join the Awesome Aquifer Club. You too can start
learning about groundwater and how to protect it.
Discoveries: Groundwater Activities for Classroom and Community
What is an aquifer? How does groundwater get contaminated? Find
the answers to these questions and more in this new publication
from The Groundwater Foundation. Through interactive water education
experiences, students learn concepts in science, math, language
arts, social science, fine arts, and physical education. Making
Discoveries helps you to broaden the scope and depth of knowledge
about our planet's most precious resource--water! "Water Word Hunt,"
"Nature's Filter," and "Wiggling Water" are just a few of the exciting,
hands-on activities that children will enjoy.
JUG: Just Understanding Water
This fun and educational self-contained groundwater JUG comes with
everything you need to construct your very own groundwater flow-model.
JUG comes with needed accessories, detailed activities, and instructions
for experiments which enable the user to understand such aspects
of groundwater as: Aquifer Geology, Water Movement, Water Extraction,
Groundwater Contamination and Cleanup
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