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Curriculum Title: WET in the City: Water Education for Teachers
Publication date: 2002
WET in the City is a compendium of activities that focus on water resources for urban classrooms, K-12. The activities are organized to address the following concepts: water has unique physical and chemical characteristics, water is essential for all life to exist, water connects to all Earth systems, water is a natural resource, water resources are managed, water resources exist within social constructs, and water resources exist within cultural constructs. The curriculum is only available as part of a workshop and requires the partnership of city government. As of 6/16/03 Washington DC, Los Angeles, Tulsa and Houston were the only cities participating. Check with Project WET about local participation. 713-520-1936.
This curriculum is appropriate for the following grade levels:Kindergarten