This water conservation book introduces students to characters who are known for “guzzling” water. Teachers can request a class set of the books and a teacher activity book, which includes reproducible activity sheets.
Little Splash is a collection of 21 activity and coloring pages--including reading, writing, coloring, drawing, and working puzzles that teach concepts about water. Students follow Little Splash through water education activities and use critical-thinking skills. They will learn that “water is life” and will become aware of its properties, its importance, its uses, and how it directly relates to them. Little Splash also links to current K-3 Content Standards for Science and History-Social Science.
Download the Student Activity Sheet and/or the Teacher Guide.
Download the Student Activity Sheet in Spanish
Download the Student Activity Sheet in Chinese
Little Splash Coloring Book
Grades PRE K-TK (English)
This consumable is a coloring and activity book that teaches students about different aspects of water and weather by taking a trip around the water cycle. The book is aligned to the California Preschool Learning Foundations for Science at both 48 and 60 months of age.
Download the Student Activity Sheet.
Journey Down The Colorado River Aqueduct
This consumable student activity brochure explains how water is delivered to Southern California through the Colorado River Aqueduct and includes the water treatment process. It includes a crossword puzzle. Teachers can order a class set or one per student.
Download Journey Down the Colorado River Aqueduct.
California’s Water Resources Map
Grades 3 and above
Large wall map that shows major water resources in California and distinguishes local, state and federal water projects. One per class.
Geography of Water
Designed for grades 4-8, includes a series of six maps of California that teach and integrate specific geographic and water related concepts. By coloring these maps according to the directions, students learn about the state’s physical features, precipitation, population, industry & agriculture, and managing California’s water supply. These map activities involve students in critical thinking, problem solving, and comparing statistics. The curriculum includes a teacher guide for each map, reproducible student maps and lessons.
Download Geography of Water.
Water Conservation Poster
This poster uses popular cartoon characters to reinforce water-saving ideas. It’s a bright, colorful poster that can be useful anywhere in the school. One per teacher.
Water Cycle Poster
This full-color poster illustrates every step in the water cycle in a bright and imaginative style. One per teacher.
MWD At A Glance Fact Sheet
A general overview of the Metropolitan of Water District of Southern California.