Water


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Bow Seat

Bow Seat provides an innovative space for teens to connect, create, and communicate for our ocean. Working at the intersection of ocean science and arts education, our award-winning programming emphasizes creative thinking and making in exploring the natural world.

Doc Academy

Doc Academy is the school program of Doc Society, providing free, easy-to-use resources for secondary school teachers, including: Short clips from critically-acclaimed documentary films; Standards-aligned lesson plans for high school classrooms, including learning pathways for English Language Arts, Social Studies, History, Film Studies, STEM, and other related subjects; Original content made by and tested with teachers.

Climate Change, Children and Youth/ UNICEF Canada

This guide has been created to support secondary school educators in their efforts to work with youth to take action on climate change. Through the thought-provoking activities contained here, students will have the opportunity to nurture their compassion and discover how climate change is affecting children around the world, especially children in developing countries. This guide offers students a chance to engage in global climate change issues including natural disasters, food security, energy, health and water water, food , and understand their role in contributing to existing conditions, as well as opportunities for change. Students are encouraged to consider taking action on a personal, school, and community level, as well as at a global scale.

Elementary GLOBE

Elementary GLOBE is designed to introduce students in grades K-4 to the study of Earth system science."The Teacher Implementation Guide provides an overview of Elementary GLOBE, the connections that the curriculum makes to literacy, the use of science journals, elementary science inquiry, standards alignment, and connections to other parts of elementary curriculum.

Translated versions: GLOBE makes every effort to provide translations of our materials in the official U. N. languages. Currently, Elementary GLOBE materials are available in Arabic, English, French, German, Norwegian, and Spanish. || STEAM, E-Books,

Global Dimension / UK

This platform brings together resources, case studies and background information to help teachers and other educators bring a global dimension to their work.

NASA

Water Cycle Subtopics: Precipitation, Water Properties, Technology, Remote Sensing , technology, satellites, Weather and Climate b: Earth Systems, Water & Life, Weather, Societal Applications, Freshwater Resources | Outreach, Informal, 9 - 12, 6 - 8 Standards: ESS2.A, ESS2.C, ESS2.D, ESS3.A

NASA - Precipitation Education

Rain, snow, and other forms of precipitation affect every part of life on Earth. Rain falls on the crops we eat, fills the reservoirs of water we drink, and is an integral part of everyday weather and long term climate trends. This website, presented by NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission, provides students and educators with resources to learn about Earth’s water cycle, weather and climate, and the technology and societal applications of studying them.

myNASA data

What's Causing Sea-Level Rise? Land Ice Vs. Sea Ice

NOAA/ Planet Stewards

Building ocean, coastal and climate literacy for students and educators

OCEARCH

The OCEARH STEM curriculum enables students to learn STEM skills whole following the real time movement of their favorite sharks on the Ocearch trackers.

Project WET - Water Education for Teachers

Project WET’s mission is to reach children, parents, teachers and community members of the world with water education that promotes awareness of water and empowers community action to solve complex water issues.

Protecting Our Sacred Water

Together with our partner organization, the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada, and a group of First Nation and Métis Elders and educators, the LSF has created a guide called “Protecting our Sacred Water.” Protecting our Sacred Water helps educators and youth program facilitators bring education for sustainable development to their students/youth in a transformative way through action projects.

Ocean Adventures - Jean Micheal Costeau

Designed primarily for middle school educators and students, Ocean Adventures resources are appropriate for use in both formal and informal educational settings. They are aligned with National Science Content Standards and Ocean Literacy Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts.

Ocean Explorer - NOAA

This section provides direct access to lesson plans developed by scientists and educators in conjunction with expeditions supported by the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research. These lessons are geared toward students in Grades 5-12. Presented here as web-based education materials, each lesson plan corresponds with a specific ocean exploration and can be supplemented with daily logs prepared by scientists and educators during each mission at sea. Images and video captured in the daily logs provide an invaluable resource for teachers and students as they explore these lessons.

Resources4Rethinking

Welcome to Resources for Rethinking. R4R.ca provides immediate access to more than 1000 quality classroom resources. Developed by Learning for a Sustainable Future, R4R.ca connects teachers to lesson plans, books, videos and other materials that explore the environmental, social and economic dimensions of important issues and events unfolding in our world today. R4R resources have been reviewed by experienced classroom teachers and matched to relevant curriculum outcomes for each Canadian province and territory.

The Water Project

We're excited to introduce our comprehensive Water Crisis Lesson Plans for teachers in elementary through high school. This teacher's guide can be used as a whole or easily as individual lesson plans across a variety of core subjects.

Water Footprint Calculator

There are many excellent (and free!) online water education resources. Here is our curated list of websites, curricula and quizzes you can use in your classroom.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is the world's leading, independent non-profit organization dedicated to ocean research, exploration, and education. Our scientists and engineers push the boundaries of knowledge about the ocean to reveal its impacts on our planet and our lives.

World Wildlife Federation

Our engaging classroom resources have been designed for both primary and secondary schools. By learning more about the science and geography that affects our world, and the decision makers and organisations who have the power to champion change, we want young people to embark on a personal journey with WWF to understand what needs to be done, to recognise what matters most to them and to take action to help protect the places, animals and things they love.