additional resources for teachers

The following are some resources that are related to water and are available from other organizations.

Planet Protector Academy: H2Whoa!

Planet Protector Academy Kids

A fun, engaging teaching resource on water conservation and protection that supports curriculum expectations for Grades 3-6.

  • Meet Saskatchewan's curriculum standards for Grades 3-6 in science & tech, arts education, language, and social studies, as well as core competencies!

  • Save time with 4x pre-planned lessons about 60-90mins each - no training required

  • Integrate Indigenous knowledge and perspectives into your lessons, with content developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, culture keepers, and artists.

  • Engage diverse learners through a fun arts-based and interdisciplinary approach

What’s in Your Water?

“What’s in Your Water?” by Betty Jo Chitester and Weslene T. Tallmadge, Chemistry Department, Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania is a directed case study that uses a fictionalized story about a family that has recently moved to the Washington DC area and is confronted with a situation involving lead contamination of the municipal water supply. Students learn how basic chemical principles apply to human health and safety and, through selected readings, are introduced to sources of lead drinking water as well as background information on municipal water supply treatment. The case includes opportunities for exploring the ethical issues involved in the DC lead contamination incident as well as for getting some practice in applying general chemical principles such as solubility and concentration units. This case would be appropriate for use early in a fundamental chemistry course, after students have been introduced to ionic compounds, atomic structure, ions, and unit conversions.

CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) Action Projects

Teachers who enroll in the Calgary Wavemakers Summit and/or CTF course are eligible to receive a grant of up to $500 for their action project.