School Curriculum and Teacher Resources
 School Curriculum
EPA
  
EPA
  
EPA
  
EPA
  
EPA
  
EPA
  
This EPA website provides information and curricula on educating a variety of age groups on the environment and water pollution.
EPA
  
EPA
  
EPA
  
EPA
  
EPA
  
EPA Elementary Grades
  
EPA Elementary Grades
  
EPA Elementary Grades
  
EPA Elementary Grades
  
EPA High School
  
EPA High School
  
EPA High School
  
Click on a map of your state and find water resource information.
EPA Middle Grades & High School
  
EPA Middle Grades & High School
  
EPA Middle Grades & High School
  
This “free” DVD contains a Television program about watersheds that was co-produced by EPA and The Weather Channel.
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Project WET Lesson.  Guides students/adults through a hands-on lesson which demonstrates how much water is available on Earth for human use.
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Extension Service, University of Wisconsin System.  Searchable database by grade level for 150 school curricula
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Website for manufacturer of realistic, three-dimensional models of watersheds, landfills, wetlands and more. An effective demonstration tool for students interested in learning about point sources and non point sources of water pollution. Enviroscape Models Available for Loan in Kentucky
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K-12 resources from Waste Management and powered by Discovery Education
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The packet includes information on stormwater, groundwater, and watersheds, and includes publications, fact sheets, promotional items, radio scripts, and activities. Please feel free to adapt and use the packet information to meet your programming needs.
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Lessons and activities to facilitate rain garden education. Whether you are building a rain garden at your school or simply incorporating rain gardens into your current curriculum, these activities can act as helpful resources. Each activity is aligned to Kentucky core content 4.1 and can be adapted to grades K-12.  The Bluegrass Rain Garden Alliance offers a $500 grant to help a school in Central Kentucky build their own demonstration rain garden! Elligible counties include Franklin, Scott, Harrison, Nicholas, Bourbon, Clark, Montgomery, Fayette, Clark,Powell, Estill, Madison, Jessamine, Garrard, Lincoln, Boyle, Mercer, Woodford, and Anderson.
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A variety of lessons and content information for K-12 teachers.
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Click on “Publications” and view links to a Water Festival Manual, student activities, lesson plans, student worksheets, and educational resources.
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A sample collection of educational stormwater surveys.
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Check out this web page to download WEF’s materials and curricula for educating various age groups.  Also provides information in Spanish.
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The U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Water Science for Schools web site offering 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.
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The Water Sourcebooks contain 324 activities for grades K-12 divided into four sections: K-2, 3-5, 5-8, and 9-12. Each section is divided into five chapters: Introduction to Water, Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Surface Water Resources, Ground Water Resources, and Wetlands and Coastal Waters.  This environmental education program explains the water management cycle using a balanced approach showing how it affects all aspects of the environment.All activities contain hands-on investigations, fact sheets, reference materials, and a glossary of terms. Activities are organized by objectives, materials needed, background information, advance preparation, procedures, and resources. All parts of the program may be printed and copied.
Give Water a Hand
  
Give Water A Hand is a national watershed education program designed to involve young people in local environmental service projects.  Following steps in the Give Water A Hand Action Guide, your youth group or class plans and completes a community service project to protect and improve water resources.  Give Water A Hand program activities are presented in two publications — the youth Action Guide and the Leader Guidebook (for youth leaders and teachers). These easy-to-follow, illustrated guides show how to organize and carry out effective action-oriented projects.
Give Water a Hand
  
Give Water a Hand
  
Give Water a Hand
  
Green Teacher
  
Green Teacher is a magazine that helps youth educators enhance environmental and global education inside and outside of schools.
Green Teacher
  
Green Teacher
  
Lamotte Lesson Plans (Water Quality)
  
These Lesson Plans are provided to help organize an existing curriculum, allowing the teacher to spend more time on hands-on activities that meet key classroom learning objectives and improve student achievement.
Lamotte Lesson Plans (Water Quality)
  
  The following lesson plans were developed by educators for use with LaMotte products.
Macro Mania
  
Macro Mania
  
Macro Mania
  
Mammoth Cave National Park
  
Mammoth Cave National Park
  
This website provides curriculum materials for grades K-12.
National Curriculum
  
National Curriculum
  
National Curriculum
  
Nonpoint Source Pollution Prevention
  
Nonpoint Source Pollution Prevention
  
Nonpoint Source Pollution Prevention
  
Nonpoint Source Pollution Prevention