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2000 Metro Area Children's Water Festival - Photographs of the Twin Cities Metro Area Children's Water Festival, held September 27, 2000, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Photos show children taking part in a variety of hands-on experiments with help from water professionals. (Note: the photos are large and may take some time to load.)
A River Runs Through Us: Bear River Watershed Education Project - A water quality monitoring program for 5-12th grade students throughout the Bear River watershed (Utah, Idaho, Wyoming). Includes project details and news, downloadable data, and links.
A Virtual Tour of the Hillsborough River Watershed - Interactive tour of the Hillsborough Watershed in Southwest Florida. Features interactive 360 degree panoramic photographs, classroom activities, teacher's guide, resources, and links.
AquaOnline: Water Quality Knowledge and Education Tool - Information and educational resources related to water. Includes water quality, drinking water treatment and problems, waters risk assessments, lake monitoring and sampling, and more.
Aquamania.net: World Mineral Water - Comprehensive collection of information about mineral water. Describes the differences between mineral and spring water, different types of mineral water, laws governing mineral water quality, and includes a collection of 986 labels from water bottles.
Boulder Creek Watershed - Non-profit organization aiming to increase community education and involvement in the Boulder Creek Watershed. Includes details of numerous educational projects, including Water Forum lectures and discovery maps for children.
Broadwaters Pond Site - Broadwaters introduces you to the world of ponds and lakes, their inhabitants, and physical and structural relationships. Includes interactive explorations of pond food webs and how the water cycle affects pond life.
Buster Backflow Comic/Coloring Book - Buster Backflow cartoons for children explaining the concept of "backflow" and how it can endanger drinking water quality. Materials developed by the non-profit American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA).
Cayuga County, NY, Safe Waters Network - A community network based in Cayuga County, New York, working to educate the public on water safety and water quality issues.
Creek Connections - Partnership between Allegheny College and regional K-12 schools to use the French Creek and adjoining watersheds and waterways for hands-on, environmental education. Site includes newsletters, details of participating schools, classroom and teacher resources, and many useful links.
Curriculum: Water: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Materials for teachers from the EPA. Covers acid rain, hazardous waste, pollution, ground water, drinking water, and wetlands. Includes links to various activities for children from other EPA sites.
DWR Office of Water Education - Educational resources from the California State Department of Water Resources. Includes "Water Facts and Fun" catalog of educational materials and calendar of events.
Department of Sanitary Engineering - Delft University of Technology - Research and education programs on the 'urban water cycle', namely, including drinking water supply, waste water collection and urban drainage, and waste water treatment.
Design Concepts For A Very Large Water Dome - Desert Dome Project: An analysis into using geodesic domes and various other technologies to create very large water based habitats in challenging environments (such as the deserts and the poles).
Down the Drain - Water Use Collaborative Project - Collaborative science project comparing water use around the world. Includes material for students and teachers, online data, and reference material. Recommended for grades 4-8.
Drinking Water - Kids' Stuff - Drinking water experiments, activities, games, and resources for kids and teachers from the US EPA Office of Water Quality. Also includes an online version of the booklet "Children and Drinking Water Standards."
Drinking Water 101 - Slide show presentation that explains where drinking water comes from and how a conventional treatment plant provides water that is safe to drink. Available online or as a downloadable Powerpoint presentation.
EPA Watershed Academy - Training opportunities and distance education for ecologists, managers, and others interested in watersheds from the US Environmental Protection Agency. Includes online course guides covering water protection, river restoration, and watershed management.
Earthwater Storm Drain Stencils - Project that encourages stenciling of storm drains to encourage public awareness and prevention of water pollution. Includes details of how to stencil, what it achieves, and where to obtain stencils from.
Educating Young People About Water - Descriptions and ordering information for water education materials and curricula aimed at young people (pre-college, K-12). Materials produced by the Environmental Resources Center, University of Wisconsin.