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Water Resources Outreach Program - Water Education Posters DLESE Reviewed Collection
This site contains a series of six posters all relating to water education: wetlands, water use, waste water, navigation, ground water, and water quality. Each poster includes information about the topic as well as related classroom activities. The objective of the water-resources education program is to stimulate interest in and provide a basic knowledge of water resources for students in grades K-12. This United States Geological Survey (USGS) website is part of the Water Resources Education Initiative (WREI), a program developed by the USGS in 1991.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lab activity
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - artistic
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this web site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-938
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 5-8:
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey Information Services