The 23rd annual Metro Area Children’s Water Festival will be offered virtually this year – be sure to check back in September for the virtual festival!
In the meantime, check out the resources below to find some fun activities to learn about water at home:
Environmental Education Resource Links
- “Defenders of the Future Tackle Today’s Water Troubles” – a free story with lessons, activities, and resources to solve real-world problems for grades 4+
- Project WET – Water Education for Teachers is an international, interdisciplinary, water science and education program for formal and non-formal educators of K-12 students.
- Drinking Water for Kids – US EPA
- Activities Library – The Groundwater Foundation
- Minnesota Ground Water Association
- Environmental Education Portal – Minnesota Association for Environmental Education
- H.O.M.E.School – Alliance for the Great Lakes
- Adopt-a-Drain – Metro Watershed Partners: a coalition of over 40 public, private and nonprofit organizations in the Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota metropolitian area that, through collaborative educational outreach, teaches residents how to care for area water.
- Youth Education – Washington Conservation District
- Hennepin County Environmental Education
- Big Sioux Water Festival
- H20 for Life
- Water Environment Federation – scroll to “Educational Resource Links”
- Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom – MN Department of Agriculture
- Fishing in the Neighborhood (FiN) – MN Department of Natural Resources