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Native Waters: An American Indian Water Resource Education Project DLESE Reviewed Collection
This community education initiative supports the efforts of Native American tribal leaders, educators, and students to develop contemporary, scientifically accurate, and culturally sensitive water education resources, programs, and networking opportunities. A traveling exhibit provides a Native American point of view on protection and conservation of water resources. A teachers' guide is provided to accompany the exhibit. Other materials include learning opportunities for students and educators, news articles, publications, scholarship information, and links to related information.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
    • Presentation / Demo
  • Portal:
    • Educational
  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-404
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Changes in environments
        • Types of resources
    • 5-8:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How physical systems affect human systems
    • Human systems:
      • The patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth's surface
      • The process, patterns, and functions of human settlement
    • Places and regions:
      • The physical and human characteristics of places
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Native Waters, Montana State University