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Educational Resources

Water Info for Kids-City of Phoenix

The city of Phoenix Water Services Department, Water Conservation Office offers many educational tools, including a list of books concerning water conservation, for classroom teachers, elementary through high school.

Visit Water Info for Kids.


Colorado Water Resources Research Institute

This website is a great resource for high school students and teachers because it has all kinds of water activities and information on it. In addition, it has links that will take you to other pages devoted to water.

Visit Colorado Water Resources Research Institute.


United Nations Environment Program

Includes information on the United Nations environmental and water resource programs and projects. This site has numerous resources for government officials,scientists & academics, journalists, young people, and business persons.

Visit United Nations Environment Program.


Resources For The Future

This site gathers under one roof a unique community of scholars conducting impartial research to enable policymakers to make sound choices. As the premier independent institute dedicated exclusively to analyzing environmental, energy, and natural resource topics.

Visit Resources For The Future.


Drinking Water For Kids

Perfect resource for teachers and students looking not only for information, but fun as well, in the version of games and other activities. Includes links to informative sites concerning water issues.

Visit Drinking Water for Kids.


For Kids Only

From this website, kids can choose which area of the world they wish to learn more about from people, land, water, air, and natural hazards. An informative and fun website from NASA for kids to learn about their world.

Visit For Kids Only.


Federal Emergency Management Agency for Kids

This site teaches kids how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage. You can also learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories and become a Disaster Action Kid. The Parents & Teachers page has activities, curriculum and safety information you can use in the classroom or at home!

Visit FEMA for Kids.


Water Resource Posters

This website offers posters to teach about the different aspects of water. A great resource for teachers wanting to change the look of their classroom!

Visit Water Resource Posters.


Down the Drain

This website is an ongoing project that anyone can participate in. You record the amount of water used by everyone in your household in a week and when you enter the data you will find out if you use more or less water than other people around the world.

Visit Down the Drain.


Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Study (CoCoRaHS)


Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

This website is targeted toward teachers and students who are interested in learning more about water and taking an active part in water knowledge and conservation. This site could be especially helpful for teachers who are looking for curriculum to teach students about water. It has everything from posters to hang in the classroom to activities to teach about water and the importance of water in our everyday lives!

Visit Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.


Earth and Sky Radio

This website is a great resource for teachers or students who are interested in weather, the earth, and the night sky.

Visit Earth and Sky Radio.


The Hidden Life of Thunderstorms

This website discusses the scientifical aspects of a thunderstorm. There are pistures and explanations of what is going on during a thunderstorm.

Visit The Hidden Life of Thunderstorms.


Water Watch

Waterwatch Victoria is a successful community engagement program connecting local communities with river health and sustainable water issues and management.

Visit Water Watch.


Rivers of Life

This site is a full model for contextual learning; a flood of projects, adventures, and resources to help K-12 teachers and students learn about and from their watershed.

Visit Rivers of Life.


Bureau of Land Management Learning Landscapes

The site presents learning opportunities associated with the 261 million acres of public lands that BLM manages for all Americans. It has gathered information for students, teachers and adult learners to use both in the classroom, in informal outdoor settings, or in "virtual" classrooms.

Visit Bureau of Land Management Learning Landscapes.


USGS-Water Science for Schools

The website offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge. You can choose a topic from their menu and get a description of their main water topics, or view their site map for more information.

Visit Water Science for Schools.


USGS - Learning Web

Dedicated to K-12 grades, students, teachers, and explorers can learn about the earth, land, and water.

Visit Learning Web.


Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree® (PLT) is an award winning, broad-based environmental education program for educators and students in PreK - grade 12. PLT helps students learn HOW to think, not WHAT to think, about the environment. Resources cover such topics as water and air quality, ecology, urban environments, and recycling.

Visit Project Learning Tree.


Down The Drain

Down the Drain is an internet-based collaborative project that will allow students to share information about water usage with other students from around the country and the world. Based on data collected by their household members and their classmates, students will determine the average amount of water used by one person in a day. They will compare this to the average amount of water used per person per day in other parts of the world.

Visit Down the Drain.


Drinking Water and Ground Water Kids' Stuff

This website is part of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) website but is devoted to kids and teachers interested in water. Choose from the list of options whether you are a kid and you age, or a teacher and the grade level you teach. Once you pick the option, there is water curriculum and activities at your fingertips!

Visit Drinking Water and Ground Water Kids' Stuff.