This toolkit assists parents and students by providing the tools and resources to teach families about the importance of water conservation and our environment. We welcome ALL to participate in the below activities to gain a better understanding on how we think about water as a limited resource and to empower us to become stewards of our environment.
If you have questions about the curriculum or want more resources mailed to you, please contact Brittnie Van De Car at firstname.lastname@example.org or 562-697-1726.
Rowland Water District Educational Activities. Click below on the links to enjoy the activity.
- Virtual Scavenger Hunt
- Mini Science Challenge
- Water Cycle Bracelet Activity
- ‘Star Water Saver’ Water Drop Pledge
- The Wonderful World of Water ‘Adventures with Wendy and Wally’– Book and Activity written by our Education & Community Outreach Coordinator Brittnie Van De Car
- You can join Brittnie Van De Car and do a read along with the book by clicking here.
- Conservation Patch Program (you can choose which section you want to complete and follow the instructions)
- Water Cycle Puzzle Activity
- Ice Cream in a bag Activity
- Water Conservation Word Search
- States of Water Word Search and Activity Sheet
- Water Cycle Word Search
Department of Water Resource | K-12 Education Materials
Both teachers and parents can order education materials free of charge to support their water education efforts. Please note shipping time may vary.
-Order Form: Materials include activities, coloring pages, and fact sheets. Some materials are available for immediate download. Click here to view the materials.
-Video Resources (YouTube): Learn about the water cycle, fish hatcheries, and how climate change affects our water supply. Click here to view these videos.
Metropolitan Water District | Virtual Infrastructure Tours
Water travels hundreds of miles before it arrives in Southern California. These videos can be watched on YouTube or with a compatible Virtual Reality headset to see how impressive our
water delivery infrastructure is.
-Colorado River Aqueduct Video: View the expanse of this 242-mile long aqueduct system, including major dams and reservoirs by clicking here.
–Worksheet: Test for comprehension by having students describe landmarks by clicking here.
State Water Project Video (California Aqueduct): View the expanse of this 444-mile long aqueduct system, including major dams and reservoirs by clicking here.
Metropolitan Water District | Curriculum Materials
Lesson plans, activities and books are available to download free of charge to support your students’ water discovery. Click here to view these activities.
EPA WaterSense for Kids: Thirsty for Knowledge? Lets Learn About Water!
Do you know how much water a family of four uses every day in the United States? Not 50 gallons, not 100 gallons, but 400 gallons! You could take up to 10 baths with that much water—but who would want to do that? Fortunately, there are many things we can do to save. Check out the EPA resources here.