Here's a few resources that can help you in educating your students about various careers in the field of environmental science. Projections indicate that environmental science is a rapidly growing field and suffers from a shortage of workers.
MMSD Every Drop Counts Activity Book - This workbook, full of coloring pages, word searches and puzzles is a GREAT way for students to learn about water and how they can make a difference by conserving water.
MMSD Sewer Lou Activity Book - This workbook, full of coloring pages, word searches and puzzles help students learn about the wastewater treatment process. Answer Sheet.
MMSD Clean Water Quiz – Use this quiz to help students reinforce what they learn from watching the Sewer School Video about wastewater treatment.
Runoff Quiz (Courtesy of City of Milwaukee)
ANSWERS Runoff Quiz (Courtesy of City of Milwaukee)
Water Conservation Workbook – Let your students have fun as they learn with these four brain-teasing worksheets that educate about water conservation and other fun water facts.
Great Lakes in My World: Great Lakes in My World offers 80 indoor and outdoor activities for kindergarten through eighth-grade students. The curriculum is divided into six units: Lakes, Sand Dunes, Wetlands, Human Communities, History and Geology. Each unit includes 11 to 17 activities, divided by grade level, and student pages accompany the activities. The curriculum meets state learning standards and benchmarks in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.
Careers in environmental science
Other Curriculum Resources
Project WET is committed to global water education that is implemented at the community level. The centerpiece of the Project WET program is the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide. This 561-page guide is a collection of multidisciplinary water-related activities for ages 5 through 18 that are hands-on, easy to use, and fun. The lessons incorporate a variety of formats, such as large and small group learning, whole-body activities, laboratory investigations, discussion of local and global topics, and community service projects. The guide also features cross-reference and planning charts, a glossary, and background material on activity development and field-testing.
EPA Educational Materials
A broad range of curriculum support materials are provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), many of which are free. The materials are categorized for easy identification for various grades and ages. Professional development and research tools are also available.