For Kids and Students

Kids love to get involved when it comes to water, and it’s great to teach people at a young age about the importance of a healthy watershed, and how our actions impact stormwater and water quality! Whether you’re a teacher, a parent, or a kid at heart, here are some resources you can use to educate and engage children in your area (and they are fun for adults, too!).teachers2

This fun activity workbook has activities and information for kids and others interested in protecting our water resources. It was made possible by the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program.

Project WET is an interdisciplinary K-12 water education program. Teachers can also contact their local government to find out if it offers classroom presentations on water-related topics.

It’s Our Water is a curriculum on North Carolina’s water resources for high school earth science and environmental science courses.

The NC Office of Environmental Education has lesson plans on watersheds, river basins, water pollution, and more

 

Background information from the EPA on stormwater and water quality

The Atlanta Regional Clean Water Campaign has activities you can download for free

GLOBE is a well-organized, hands-on, primary and secondary school-based education and science program

Teachers, enhance your hydrology lesson plans with relevant, local environmental information!