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Healthy Water, Healthy People

Healthy Water, Healthy People is an innovative water quality education program sponsored by Project WET and the Hach Scientific Foundation.

The goal of Healthy Water, Healthy People is to make complex concepts of water quality relevant and meaningful for you and those you teach.

The program offers hands-on activities, an Educator’s Guide, testing kits, training, and much more. Healthy Water, Healthy People is for educators or citizens interested in learning and teaching about contemporary water quality topics.

The Healthy Water, Healthy People Educator’s Guide, geared at Grades 6-12, contains twenty-five hands-on activities that are ideal for teaching complete water quality units as well as a supplement to existing curriculum.

 

Unit Topics Cover:

  • Water Quality Monitoring
  • General Science Principles
  • Drinking Water
  • Healthy People and Communities
  • Internet-based Research and Activities:

  • Science Projects/ Scientific Methods
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Restoration
  • Nonpoint Source Pollution
  • Water Management.
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    Resources:

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  • Healthy Water, Healthy People Environmental Literacy Correlations

  • Healthy Water, Healthy People - Environmental Literacy Correlations - Grades 6-12
     
  • Healthy Water, Healthy People Alignments with Maryland State Curriculum

  • Healthy Water, Healthy People - Alignment with Maryland State Curriculum - Grades 6-8
  • Healthy Water, Healthy People - Alignment with Maryland State Curriculum - Grades 9-12
     
  • Educator Workshops
     
  • National HWHP Web Site:http://www.healthywater.org
     
  • HWHP Resources
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    • Indicates that the program is now aligned with Marylandís new Environmental Literacy Standards!

    Contact

    • Cindy Etgen
      Aquatic Resources Education Section Chief - Chesapeake and Coastal Service
      MD Department of Natural Resources
      580 Taylor Ave., E-2
      Annapolis, MD 21401
      410-260-8716
      cetgen@dnr.state.md.us