in the Classroom" and Watershed web links
Salmon in the Classroom Primary lesson plans
Salmon in the Classroom Intermediate lesson plans
- on line-quiz as a good follow-up to the Education Coordinator’s
Really good resource for kids showing the difference between sewage treatment and water just going down storm drains; explains watersheds: http://www.pskf.ca/resources/stormdrain/low.html
List of bad chemicals then end up down the drain: http://www.city.vancouver.bc.ca/engsvcs/watersewers/sewers/initiatives/stormdrains.htm
Alternatives for parents: B.C. Recycling Hotline and Materials Exchange (604) 732-9253 or (800) 667-4321; provides assessment and alternatives http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/epd/epdpa/mpp/pubs/bcrhs.html
Brochure "Are you killing your fish? http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/wat/wq/brochures/fishkill.html
Detailed curriculum and opportunity to request a watershed map poster from the Canadian Wildlife Federation http://www.wildeducation.org/programs/nww06/watershed_map.html
http://www.epa.gov/OGWDW/kids/flash/flash_watercycle.html A flash animated activity that lets you control the water cycle as you learn
http://www2.seattle.gov/util/waterbusters/ Water conservation game
http://www.ecokidsonline.com/pub/eco_info/topics/water/water/index.cfm# - on-line game, water conservation around the house.
- on-line games about non-point source vs. point source contamination and
the polluting of ground water
http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/earth/groundwater/watercycle.htm - interactive water cycle, quiz, word search.
http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/NPS/kids/whatwrng.htm - What’s wrong with the picture? Students identify activities in a drawing that could be damaging for the environment
http://www.kidzone.ws/water/ - The water cycle summarized. Colouring sheets available for younger students.
- “What goes around comes around”. Interactive
game illustrating the water cycle.
http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/droplet.html - on-line game to help “Droplet” navigate through the water cycle. Multiple choice questions used to proceed in game.