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Water Education Elementary School Programs

Kindergarten - Second Grade

Tappy Turtle Backpack

Classrooms will be loaned a variety of grade-appropriate lessons including Water Cycle Puppets, Animal Life Cycles, and other environmental focused lessons. All lessons will include detailed instructions and supplies for teacher-led activities and will be kept by the classroom for one month.

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Kindergarten class

Third Grade Programs

Brooke and Branch Puppet Show

Brooke is a little girl who goes on a big adventure! Join her as she learns about water quality & biodiversity from the friends she meets along the way. This whole grade, assembly style program emphasizes ecological concepts & vocabulary while demonstrating how we can help the environment.

Standards: S3L1, S3L2

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3rd grade class

Fourth Grade Programs

Georgia Ecosystems & Species Adaptations

Explore ecosystems by looking at living and nonliving factors affecting interdependency, determine plant and animal adaptations and limitations, follow energy as it moves through food chains and food webs, and conclude how human impacts can make a difference. We’ll look at slides of various ecosystems and plant and animal adaptations, experience what it’s like to be an animal trying to survive, and apply knowledge with a live corn snake!

Standards: S4L1

What is a Watershed

We all live in a watershed - upstream and downstream. During this interactive session, students use a watershed model to demonstrate the impacts of pollution on streams and lakes while learning about local water quality issues. This hands-on program reveals how everyday activities can affect our drinking water and wildlife while encouraging discussion about watershed protection and pollution prevention.

Standards:  S4E3

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4th grade class

Fifth Grade Programs

Erosion and the Hydrologic Cycle

Erosion and Weathering - what’s the difference? Students visit lab stations to study the causes and effects of erosion, weathering, and sediment deposition while discovering how these forces change the landscape and aquatic habitats. Using a wetland model, students decide how to mitigate the consequences of human impacts and how natural systems are beneficial to the hydrologic cycle. 

Standards: S5P1

What is a Watershed

We all live in a watershed - upstream and downstream. During this interactive session, students use a watershed model to demonstrate the impacts of pollution on streams and lakes while learning about local water quality issues. This hands-on program reveals how everyday activities can affect our drinking water and wildlife while encouraging discussion about watershed protection and pollution prevention.

Standards: S5E1

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5th grade class