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Project WET Educator Workshop
July 18 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Join Licking Park District and Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District staff for this valuable teacher workshop. Project WET is a water-focused conservation education program for classroom and non-formal pre K-12 educators and their students. Project WET materials are correlated to education standards and teach students awareness, appreciation, knowledge, skills and stewardship of water resources.
Register through http://www.lickingswcd.com/
6 hours, includes the Project WET activity guide.
Topics include, physical and chemical properties of water, the water cycle, water in life systems, water in earth systems, water as a resource, managing water resources, water in social and cultural constructs. The guide includes 64 interactive lessons.
Project WET materials and programs are grounded in Project WET’s core beliefs.
- Water connects us all: Water moves through living and nonliving systems and binds them together in a complex web of life.
- Water is for all water users: Water of sufficient quality and quantity is vital for all water users (energy producers, farmers and ranchers, fish and wildlife, manufacturers, recreationists, rural and urban dwellers).
- Water must be managed sustainably: Water resources management and education are crucial for providing tomorrow’s children with social and economic stability in a healthy and sustainable environment.
- Water depends on personal responsibility and action: Awareness of and respect for water resources can encourage a personal, lifelong commitment of responsibility and positive community participation.