Bringing Kids and Teachers to Water

    Teacher Training
    Mix and Match
    High Schoolers
    This program uses stream monitoring techniques to teach about water pollution and watershed function.  We provide workshops and lesson plans to facilitate teachers and enhance learning.

    2016 Teacher Workshops Available!

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    Check out our upcoming workshops in our calendar!  Stream Side Science Workshops at USU Vernal Campus June 8th, at Swaner EcoCenter on June 14th, at USU Botanical Garden in Kaysville on June 29th and at Thanksgiving Point on July 8th.  If you are interested in attending or would like to request a workshop in your area, contact ellen.bailey@usu.edu.  Agenda: SSS one-day workshop agenda  We will also be assisting with CMaP workshops.  

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    Join us for Utah Water Watch

    UWW Training

    Dates are set for Utah Water Watch spring and summer training!  Interested in participating with your class?  Utah Water Watch is based on Stream Side Science principles and techniques.  It is an excellent way to introduce students to citizen science and have had 34 teachers participate so far!  Data is entered in a database that is viewed by the public and watershed managers.  Join us for one of these training events or request one for your area.

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    Adaptations of Stream Side Science

    Katie using SSS

    A teacher in Kansas City adapts Stream Side Science into her classroom. Wondering how to adapt our lesson plans into your classroom?  They are designed for all grades and adaptable to many subjects. Contact us for more information.

    "Changes in knowledge and attitude from a short-term aquatic education program"

    NR Days

    Recent assessment of a 4th grade field day program in Cache County by Tiffany Kinder of USU showed that after a short-term environmental education program, participants have a significant increase in knowledge after 2 weeks and after 8 months.download

    Natural Resources Field Days

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    Listen to a Utah Public Radio broadcast about this year's event, released Sept 23, 2015. Read about it in the Herald Journal.  Video on Aggie TV News.

    A program for 4th graders in Cache County to discover the natural resources in Logan Canyon. Stations focus on teaching  water quality, plants, soils, and wildlife of the area. Some partners involved include U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, and Cache County Extension.  

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