For more information on the Caring For Our Watersheds contest, visit http://www.caringforourwatersheds.com/!
Learn more about water and watersheds! Click on the links below to get started!
Know Where It Goes
A poster showing how we affect water quality in our rivers through house hold use.
Cows, Fish & Cattle Dogs Kid's Activities
This is a fun activity book that can be printed out and given to children to help them learn and understand about the riparian system.
A short video describing the yellow fish road program, which is a program aimed at urban children to help them learn about storm water systems. The program gives resources that allow children to go out and paint storm sewers to highlight awareness that only rainwater should be put into the storm sewer system.
An interactive map that allows you to move through different rooms in a typical house and see where the most water is used and how to conserve it. There are many simple facts about household water use and waste to learn about.
Water Conservation around the House
A website with links for both teachers and students. There are lots of games and activities as well as a list of resources for information on drinking water and water related topics, such as health.
Drinking Water Cycle
Animated Water Cycle
A short animated clip outlining the four stages of the water cycle- Rain, Water Storage, Vapor, and Clouds.
Two great websites to help you explore all there is to know about the water cycle!
Learning about the Water Cycle and The Water Cycle for Kids
This webpage has lots of suggestions for how young people can help prevent pollution.
Pollution Prevention for Kids
A short video where you are an alien who has come to study the Earth. He lands in a desert biome, an area that has significant water pollution, and he tries to make sense of it. He then follows a class of children to see what they are learning about how to protect their watershed.
The Human Solution to Water Pollution video
The Air and Water Cycle for Kids
This page provides an interesting description of these natural cycles and also provides additional links on the topic. This page was recommended to us by Ms. Britton's Grade 3 class from Grand Praire Texas! Thanks for the link friends!
An animated clip featuring a ‘superhero’ Robocow, who comes to an area to find and clean up water pollution. Robocow finds a number of problems created by humans and their agricultural practices, which she fixes in order to ensure that the water supply is kept clean.
Best Management Practices Animation - Featuring Robocow