Environmental Education Written Curriculum

The Story of Drinking Water

Grades 1 to 9 – 15 pages
The Story of Drinking Water Teacher’s Guide is a complete lesson plan for teaching everything from the hydrologic cycle to water treatment and wise water use. The guide offers classroom activities as well as a glossary of terms.

Splash Activity Book

Grades K to 3 – 15 pages
Splash teaches the importance of water to all living things as students read about the lively adventures of Fred Fish and Sarah Seagull. Word games, number games and coloring opportunities teach about the properties of water ending with some great water conservation tips.

Surface Water – The Student Resource Guide

Grades 7 to 9 – 30 pages
This booklet looks at today’s water quality issues and gives students an appreciation of how nature and people work together to protect our precious surface water. It offers classroom activities, a household hazardous waste disposal guide, and a glossary of key words.

Surface Water – Teacher Resource Guide

40 pages
The Teacher’s Resource Guide provides a step-by-step approach for teaching students about oceans, lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands. It offers a lesson menu, and classroom activities and demonstrations.
Accompanying video: Surface Water Video.

Wastewater Treatment – Student’s Resource Guide

Grades 7 to 9 – 30 pages
This booklet provides a comprehensive look at wastewater treatment. It discusses what wastewater treatment is and why it’s important. It describes primary treatment, secondary treatment and advanced treatment as well as sludge processing. It also includes a household hazardous waste disposal guide.

Wastewater Treatment Teacher’s Resource Guide

47 pages
The Wastewater Treatment Teacher’s Resource Guide provides suggested approaches to teaching wastewater treatment, classroom activities, and answers to potential student questions.
Accompanying video: The Wastewater Video.

Water Education Posters

Grades 1 to 9
The following posters are available, each with a different water related topic shown on each side.
1. A Water System/Use Water Wisely
2. A Water Treatment Plant/Ground Water Systems
3. The Water Cycle/Water Careers
4. Bellingham’s Water System
5. Trace the Waste – Wastewater System