2009 Kentucky Water Awareness Month Resource Packet
Please note: these documents are provided in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Publisher and/or PDF format. If you are unable to view the document in the format provided please contact Ashley Osborne.
Save Water, Save Money:
Project WET - A-maze-ing Water: In this activity, youth learn about stormwater pollution by simulating a stormwater drainage system. The Project WET Curriculum Guide can not be purchased. Only individuals that attend a Project WET Training can receive the guide. If you are interested in attending a Project WET Training contact Ashley Osborne.
Healthy Water, Healthy People - Turbidity or Not Turbidity: In this activity youth learn about erosion, turbidity, and their effects on the environment. This activity can be adapted to investigate the effects of sediment on stormwater runoff. The Healthy Water, Healthy People Water Quality Educators Guide can be ordered online, click here. Please note: Many county Extension offices received this guide during the Spring/Summer 2005.
SMARxT Disposal Resources*:
* SMARxT Disposal is a public awareness campaign that provides guidance to consumers on how to properly dispose of expired and/or unused medications. The SMARxT Disposal resources listed above were developed by the SMARxT Disposal Campaign, and can be downloaded, copied, and distributed free of charge. For more information on the SMARxT Disposal resources or to contact SMARxT Disposal directly click here.
Raindrops to Rivers Website: This website provides videos, lesson materials, and information regarding KY Core Content and Program of Studies for content related to: watersheds, nonpoint source pollution, water quality including chemical and biological water testing, macroinvertebrates, and more...
KET - Electronic Field Trip to a Watershed: Two videos, one for grades 3-5 and one for grades 6-8, can be viewed online at the KET website. The videos take youth on a virtual field trip of urban and rural watersheds, and discuss sources of pollution.
4H2Online - New webpage for youth to learn about water quality, water conservation, and watershed issues. View the vodcast A Day Without Water.