Resources for Student Education

Below you’ll find resources for conducting watershed and stormwater education activities for students.

     

Watershed Ed
Volume III of the Stormwater Education Toolkit, "Youth," contains guidance materials, examples of model programs, and electronic versions of educational materials developed to assist with Stormwater Education Program implementation.  An extensive amount of information can be found at this website.

EcoExpress
EcoExpress brings environmental subjects to life through the power of visual storytelling. It takes local, relevant, story-based video segments, aligns them with standards, and backs them up with classroom guides, community-based service learning projects, extension activities, and a network of other resources and teacher's ideas to provide educators with the tools they need to engage today's ''wired'' students in ways to which they relate.

EPA’s Water: Office of Wetlands, Oceans & Watersheds Kid’s Page
At this website, you’ll find a variety of education resources on the following topics:¬† Wetlands, Drinking Water, Estuaries, Waters of the USA, and more.¬† Under each topic, you’ll find a variety of tools such as games and activities to engage youth while also educating them about water-related environmental issues.

 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Stormwater Education for Kids
Visit this website for a variety of information regarding educating students about stormwater.  This site includes student activities, a stormwater sleuth comic book, and resources for educators. 

EPA Nonpoint Source Kids Page
Visit this website for activities and watershed education for kids.

Clean Water Education Partnership
This website includes activities designed to educate kids of all ages on stormwater pollution and everybody-needs-to-help solutions!

CIRES Watersheds in the Classroom
This website includes a collection of activities for use in educating students.  Topics include: General Watershed Activities, Water Quality, Aquatic Ecology, and Ecosystems.

Stormwater Management Education from Muncie Sanitary District
Visit this website for a variety of information for use in educating students about stormwater management.¬† You’ll find Stormwater Education videos, Alternative Household product recipes, student activities, and more.

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