The Bear River Targeted Watersheds team is available to speak concerning water quality education, water quality issues, and other topics such as water quality trading within the watershed, please contact USU Water Quality Extension at (435)797-2580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Water Quality Links For Kids
Educational opportunities in the Bear River watershed:
Side Science: The Stream Side Science curriculum is a set of eleven lesson plans based on water science. The curriculum originally targeted grades 9-11 but has been used effectively by grades 5-12. Curriculum is aligned to national and state standards..
Journey through the Bear River Watershed: Journey through the Bear River Watershed is a Bear River watershed supplement to Stream Side Science.
Utah Stream Team: The Utah Stream Team manual is a complete guide to setting up a volunteer monitoring program in a classroom or with volunteers. It contains background information and resources pertaining to stream monitoring and water quality.
Other Bear River watershed resources
Utah Water Research Laboratory
Bear River Water Quality Task Force
Little Bear River WATERS Test Bed Project
Bear River RC&D
Utah Department of Environmental Quality: Water
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality: Water
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality: Water
Educational Programs and Resources
Utah Water Interpretive Network
Ogden Nature Center
School Yard Habitats: National Wildlife Federation
Ground Water Foundation
Give Water a Hand (University of Wisconsin)
American Ground Water Trust
Center for Watershed Protection
EPA Education for the Classroom
EPA Teachers Page
Water Science for Schools: USGS
National Extension Water Outreach Education
EcoSchools' Water Systems on School Grounds
Educating Young People About Water
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers)
Water Recycling in Schools