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Links for Water Resource Information and Education Websites

Here are some great websites with water education resources for students, teachers and communities.

I Love NY Water: Where does your tap water come from? Classroom Lesson Plan & Activity
I Love NY Water invites all New York State schools to participate in their program to teach children about sustainability and the environment with a focus on tap water. Students learn where their drinking water comes from and the differences between tap and bottled water and can partake in a fun, easy and educational water taste test.

US EPA WaterSense Kids
Thirsty for knowledge? Learn about water with EPA's WaterSense kids' page.

EPA Drinking Water & Groundwater Education Materials
US EPA education resources for students and teachers.

US Geological Survey Water Resources Information
Learn all about water and selected USGS educational products.

US Geological Survey Water Science for Schools
The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science for Schools web site offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.

Water: H2O=Life: For Educators: Water
The Water: H2O=Life exhibition website from the American Museum of Natural History offers visitors an in-depth look at one of the most important substances and environmental issues that we face. This exhibition illuminates one of the most pressing challenges of the 21st century: humanity's sustainable management and use of the life-giving, but finite, resource, water.

American Water Works Association: The Story of Drinking Water (online quizzes and games)
Do you know the story of drinking water?

Colorado River Water Conservation District: A World of Education Links
Water-related educational websites.

Project WET (Water Education for Teachers): City of Phoenix Water Services Dept.
Project WET is an award winning, nationwide program that teaches youth at all grade levels about the scientific and social importance of water, where it comes from, how to protect the sources, and how to use water without waste.