Whether you are looking for more field trip opportunities, training on environmental education, teaching materials, and more: Below is just a taste of the resources out there. Please contact our education staff if you need help finding additional information.
Students If you are working on a research project, please don't hesitate to get in touch with our staff. Our conservation specialists and education staff are happy to help you find information.
The contest typically opens in the fall and closes by mid-March.
Grants are awarded to the school of each winning entry as such: 1st Prize receives an award up to $600; 2nd Prize receives an award up to $400; 3rd Prize receives an award up to $200.
WEWAC sponsors an annual Water Awareness Broadcast Media and Digital Art Contest. The contest is open to junior high and high school students within the service areas of Three Valleys Municipal Water District and the Inland Empire Utilities Agency. The objective of the contest is to increase awareness of the importance of water in local Southern California high schools through group participation. Additionally, the contest is intended to enhance academic instruction by providing the opportunity for financial support to do creative classroom projects that might not otherwise be possible.
The purpose of the Water Education Water Awareness Committee (WEWAC) EduGrant program is to improve and supplement academic instruction by providing financial support to teachers seeking to do creative classroom projects that increase students' awareness of the importance of water in Southern California.
The primary focus of the Community Partnering Program (CPP) is sponsorship of water conservation and water-use efficiency programs and activities. Applications must be submitted 30 days prior to the start date of the event or program.
The Cucamonga Valley Water District has embarked on a very unique partnership with San Bernardino Valley College that will provide hands-on training to students looking to enter the water field. Click here for the full story.
Aquapedia: The Water Education Foundation's online water encyclopedia.
California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC): CREEC brings together Environmental Education Providers, Businesses, Government Agencies, and Community Organizations to support environmental education programs throughout California. CBWCD is in Region 10.
California Urban Water Conservation Council's interactive house, h2ouse.org
Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park: The 22-acre park features wetlands and riparian habitat, trails, sampling stations, picnic areas, visitor's center, parking, bridges, and an amphitheater. It also demonstrates water supply improvement, storm water treatment, and water efficiency. Education programs include a water discovery program and field trips (busing grants available). Operated in partnership between Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) and Santa Ana Watershed Association (SAWA).
Water Education Water Awareness Committee: CBWCD is a member of this consortium of 13 local water agencies from west San Bernardino County and east Los Angeles County. WEWAC's mission is to promote the efficient use of water and to increase public awareness of the importance of water in Southern California.
California Department of Water Resources - Education Materials
Education services and materials are provided to schools throughout California by the Public Affairs Office of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR).
California Environmental Education
Material for primary and secondary sources that focus on California environmental education present data, links to other webs, research, lessons plans, and virtual trips. Information is provided by California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES).
Project Learning Tree
An award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) facilitates and promotes awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and stewardship of water resources through the dissemination of classroom-ready teaching aids and the establishment of internationally sponsored Project WET programs. Project WET is an award-winning, nonprofit water education program and publisher. For more information, contact Brian Brown.
Water for Tomorrow Magazine
This is a beautifully published quarterly magazine, printed in English and Spanish, which provides information on California’s water system, ongoing water supply challenges and the need to use water as efficiently as possible. It is produced by the Association of California Water Agencies in partnership with National Geographic. Contact the district for free copies for your classroom.
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