Materials for Getting Started

Give Water a Hand (print materials)
A national watershed education program designed to involve young people in local environmental service projects.

Home Hazards Hunt (CD)
Home Hazards Hunt is an independent, self-paced, interactive educational CD program targeting 4th to 6th graders that identifies practices and conditions that can negatively affect one’s health and the environment.

Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide (print materials)
A nonprofit water education program and publisher for educators and young people ages 5-18. The program facilitates and promotes awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and stewardship of water resources through the dissemination of classroom-ready teaching aids and the establishment of internationally sponsored Project WET programs.

Where Does Your Water Come From? The Drinking Water Source Book (print materials)
This booklet is written for students grades 5-10 and is designed to increase awareness of the source of drinking water. The text and colorful pictures explore the water cycle, what watersheds are, how surface water and groundwater interact, the sources of water pollution and how it can be prevented.

The All Star River Explorers (website)
All Star River Explorers is designed to introduce students in 3rd-5th grades to the basics of hydrology, and increase their understanding of how rivers are formed and their importance in our lives.

SAWS H2O University (website)
Water conservation resources for teachers and children. Amazing variety of activities, online activities, and printable activities for children. Resources for teachers include curriculum, training workshops, videos and materials.

Stormwater Education Toolkit
A great tool for not-for-profit organizations geared to teach the community about the importance keeping stormwater clean.

Educator’s Toolbox
A great resource for educators from the Stormwater Coalition.

After the Storm (PSA)
After the Storm shows the connection between weather and watersheds, and the importance of watershed protection. It highlights three case studies where polluted runoff threatens watersheds highly valued for recreation, commercial fisheries and navigation, and drinking water and explains simple things people can do to protect their local watersheds.

Tennessee Water Works (PSA)
This stormwater education site includes information on public service announcements

Video Clips from NC State (PSA)

Ohio Watershed Network