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Education Programs

  1. Exploring Earth Science in Our Communities Professional Develop Workshop w/ NASA JPL

    January 20, 2018, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Chino Basin Water Conservation District

    Educators, you're invited to a fun-filled professional development day with NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, CREEC, Center for the Collaborative Classroom, and National Science Teacher Association on Saturday, January 20 from 8:30am-12pm at the Water Conservation Center. Explore activities and methods for bringing Earth science and environmental engineering activities into your classroom and out into your schoolyard. We will use the concept of watersheds as a lens to explore simple ways to engage in scientific investigations outside, investigate how earth's surfaces change over time through a beach science activity, and design and build water filtration devices using commonly available materials. All activities will be rooted in the Environmental Principles and Concepts and NGSS Science and Engineering Practices. Registration opens on January 5 at 12pm. Spaces are limited.

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Events Calendar

  1. Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper Training (QWEL)

    January 13, 2018, 8:00 AM - February 3, 2018, 4:30 PM @ Chino Basin Water Conservation District

    The Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) certification is an EPA WaterSense labeled program. It provides landscape professionals with 20 hours of education on principles of proper plant selection for the local climate, irrigation system design and maintenance, and irrigation system programming and operation. Through this hands-on course, professionals will understand the particular characteristics of their clients' sites and plants, thus maximizing the use of limited water resources and helping clients save on their water bill. Please sign up at least a week in advance to ensure you receive your books in time for the course. Course Dates: January 13 & 20 and February 3 (Saturdays) Course Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (30 minute lunch)

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  2. Student Workspace: Create an Entry for Annual Contests

    January 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Want to earn $$$ and help our community conserve water by winning Chino Basin Water Conservation District's poster contest, infographic contest, or Water Wise Challenge but having trouble starting? You're in luck because our education team will be hosting a workshop to provide content and materials to help students start or get feedback on their submissions. Not able to attend on the 20th? We are also offering this event on Saturday the 27th. Can't make it to etiher? Check out our contest information for guidelines and our scoring rubric, and make sure to submit your poster or infographic by February 9 and registration request for the Water Wise Challenge by March 2. Questions? Email us at education@cbwcd.org for more information.

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Water Wise Landscape Workshops & News

  1. Student Workspace: Create an Entry for Annual Contests

    January 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Want to earn $$$ by winning Chino Basin Water Conservation District's poster contest, infographic contest, or Water Wise Challenge but having trouble starting? You're in luck because our education team will be hosting a workshop to provide content and materials to help students start or get feedback on their submissions. Not able to attend? Check out our contest information for guidelines and our scoring rubric, and make sure to submit your poster or infographic by February 9 and registration request for the Water Wise Challenge by March 2. Questions? Email us at education@cbwcd.org for more information.

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