Teachers and educators
Looking for ways to incorporate water education into your programing? Or resources for getting your students outside? Maybe you'd like to learn something new about the watershed around you. Explore the links and resources below!
Do you have an idea for a lesson plan or activity involving water resources? The watershed district is offering mini grants to help cover the cost of the materials and support your ideas. Grant awards range from $50 to $250 and are available to teachers and informal educators. Applications are accepted throughout the year until funds run out. Learn more
Project WET training
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is an interdisciplinary, water science and education program for formal and non-formal educators of K-12 students. Learn to use the lesson plans at a training with our partners Nine Mile Creek Watershed District, August 6th, 2019! More info & rsvp
Let us come to you!
Our staff are trained in Project WET and love sharing the lessons and activities. We also have a few lesson plans of our own, and great interactive tools (like the watershed sandbox in this photo). Contact Michelle to schedule a visit, and we'll work together to plan something fun and inspiring!
Junior Watershed Explorer
Adventure, observe, take notes! As a Jr Watershed Explorer, your students learn about the world of water around them and can earn an embroidered badge. Learn more
Community Outreach Coordinator
"I can help you with mini grants, and scheduling a class-room visit."
Office & Outreach Assistant
"I can help you with questions about the Project WET training, and the Junior Explorer workbood."
There are lots of great resources out there for incorporating water topics into teaching, both in the classroom and outdoors. Below are links to some of our favorites from other organizations. Have one you think we should share? Let us know!