Water: Office of Wetlands, Oceans & Watersheds
These are sites with information about water.
This site for kids, allows visitors to explore and learn more about estuaries. The site has games, activities and nice tours of two estuaries in the National Estuary Program (NEP).
What's Up With Our Nation's Waters? (HTML, PDF)
This booklet, designed primarily for middle-school-aged youth, presents key findings of the EPA's National Water Quality Report in an easy-to-read fashion and includes projects for school or fun, a water quiz, and a glossary and resources for more information.
- Drinking Water Activities for Kids
Science, education, and information resources for kids.
Marine Debris Curriculum: Turning the Tide on Trash
Each unit has several activities included, each with a subject activity, an objective, vocabulary list, materials needed, learning skills to be developed by the activity, and an estimated time to complete the activity.
Nonpoint Source Kids Page
Games and links to educational materials to teach children about pollution and the environment. This site features Darby Duck and the Aquatic Crusaders and Masterbug Theater.
- Water Drop Patch Program
This project was jointly developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital (GSCNC). The purpose of the project is to encourage girls to:
- Make a difference in their communities by becoming watershed and wetlands stewards
- Use their skills and their knowledge to educate others in their community about the need to
- protect the nation's valuable water resources
- Explore the natural world to gain an interest in science and math
- Use the Internet as a source of information
Science fun for Kids in the Water Environment
- NOAA's National Ocean Service educational materials