Teach our children well
Water is Western Colorado's most vital resource. By educating both children - and adults - about water, we can ensure that this and future generations will learn to respect the value of water and continue to use water carefully and wisely. Teachers can find information
in this section of our website for K-12 lesson plans, experiments and other classroom materials to assist in teaching a water-oriented curriculum. Check out our package of water education videos on our home page.
We can also send a DVD of the videos at no cost.
We have copies of the new DVD "Citizen's Guide to Colorado Water Law," produced by the Colorado Foundation for Water Education. In the DVD, Colorado Supreme Court Justice Greg Hobbs explains water law and its history. E-mail us at the below address if you want us to send a copy.
The Colorado River District can provide other resources that you may need for your research or lesson plans. Email:
-- we're happy to assist you! Link to Interactive Quizzes
. Test your water knowledge!
Water is Western Colorado's most vital resource. By educating both adults and children about water, we can can ensure that this and future generations will learn to respect the value of water and continue to use water carefully and wisely.
Teachers can find information for K-12 lesson plans, experiments and other classroom materials to assist in teaching a water-oriented curriculum. Check out Water: The Key to Life,
a 24-minute video about the value and uses of water in Western Colorado produced by the Colorado River District and available at no cost.
The Colorado River Water Conservation can provide other resources that you may need for your research or lesson plans. Please contact us at
as we'd be happy to assist you!MapsTeaching Aids / Lesson Plans / Science ExperimentsWater Speakers and Water FestivalsFREE Brochures, Fact Sheets and Other Fun MaterialsWater: The Key to Life (Video)Links to Water Education ResourcesInteractive Water Quiz Education Materials Available from the Colorado Foundation for Water Education
Project WET Unveils Colorado River Watershed Curriculum Project WET
(Water Education for Teachers) has released its latest "Discover a Watershed"
guide focused on the Colorado River Basin. An extensive array of lessons, games and teaching tools are featured.
The Project WET website has also posted several lesson plans
not included in the guide.
An activity booklet
for kids age 8-12 is available in both English and Spanish.Could You Be a Weather Observer?
The Colorado Climate Center is looking for volunteers of all ages to participate in its Community Collaborative Rain and Hail Study (CoCoRaHS). Data collected through this project will help weather professionals better understand local weather impacts and trends.
If you or your school wishes to be a volunteer weather watcher, contact the CoCoRaHS program by contacting the Colorado Climate Center at (970) 491-8545, by e-mail
or visit their website at www.cocorahs.org