Water Quality Extension offers several resources for teachers, including training workshops, lesson plans, activities, and materials located in each county.
New Lesson Plans:
- 6th Grade SEEd lesson 6.4.1: "What and Who is in the Water"
- Pave It or Plant It explores the effects of urbanization on storm water runoff. Click here for the lesson plan.
Stream Side Science
The Stream Side Science curriculum is a set of lesson plans designed to teach watershed
science to grade students K-12. The program is based on the manual "Bugs Don't Bug Me (pdf)" for K-6, and "Stream Side Science (pdf)" for 5-12. The curriculum is aligned to national and state core standards and highlights
some STEM activities.
Dive into water quality coloring pages, activity books, and games designed specifically
to help kids have fun while learning about water quality.
Browse posters, websites, and macroinvertebrate pictures to help you teach about water quality.
Discover the scientist within, using these fun and interactive lesson plans and field trips that teach kids and adults of all ages about protecting and maintaining the quality of our water.
Training & Workshops
Find out what workshops we offer, when we'll be in your city, or request a workshop near you.
Equipment & Supplies
See what supplies are available for checkout from an extension office near you, or view a list of where to purchase supplies to make your own water quality education kit.