The Project Water Education for Teachers (WET) Foundation develops objective, science-based water education activities and other resources to help people teach and learn about water. Project WET is dedicated to solving critical water challenges by educating the world about water. Active in all 50 U.S. states and more than 70 countries, Project WET envisions a sustainable future in which action-oriented education enables every child to understand and value water.
Available Educational Materials:
- Children’s activity booklets: Full-color booklets with interactive activities for children ages 8-12 years old
- Educator Guides: Hands-on activities on all water topics for educators to use with children in formal or informal educational settings
- Online training for educators
- Free, interactive digital learning activities for kids at DiscoverWater.org
- Other materials, including posters and inflatable globes
- A spread from the Groundwater and Springs KIDs Activity Booklet. Watch the corresponding Water Ed TV episode for ideas on how to use it.
- A spread from Watershed Protection KIDs Activity Booklet. Watch the corresponding Water ed TV episode for ideas on how to use it.
- Download the Dirt to Dinner activity. This activity gets students up and moving in a tag game format to learn about how water moves into, through and out of soil. Students use whole-body movement to model water with soil, groundwater, atmosphere and plants.
Kids can also play free learning games that will teach them about water at DiscoverWater.org.
Most Project WET resources are available for direct purchase at http://store.projectwet.org. The Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide is available through training workshops across the United States. Find a local coordinator here, or contact wetusa[at]projectwet.org to be connected with a local training partner.