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Lessons Available

Bright Smiles, Bright Futures- Pk-1
Topic: Water Conservation
Students will learn proper tooth brushing techniques as well as discussing why turning off the faucet helps save our water resources; Leo the puppet presents. This lesson includes free tooth brushing kits.


The Watermelon Seed
- Pk-2
Topic
: Plants
Explore the seeds by sorting and counting after reading Greg Pizzoli’s The Watermelon Seed; plant a watermelon seed, too. This lesson is literature based.


Birdfeeders: Sustaining Lubbock 6R’s Series
- Pk-2
Topic
: Reusing
Students will learn about reusing objects to help the environment; students will make bird feeders from used plastic bottles


The Tiny Seed
- 1-3
Topic
: Parts of a Plant and Seasons
Students explore the parts of a plant and life cycle through the seasons as they use watercolors to depict Eric Carle’s timeless story. This lesson is literature based.

 
Water Warriors- 1-3
Topic
: Water Conservation and Earth Science
Explore the world’s water resources, discover very little is consumable; create water necklace; become water warriors by discussing ways to conserve our water. Discuss the stages of the water cycle and importance; create bracelets to represent each component


The Adventures of Fred the Fish
- 2-7
Topic
: Water Treatment
Travel with Fred the Fish as he swims in a polluted river; explore the water treatment process for the City of Lubbock; create a filtering system.


What Goes In Must Come Out
- 4-12
Topi
c: Water Reclamation
Explore the world of wastewater; discuss ways in which people add waste into our water system; explore the wastewater treatment process for the City of Lubbock.


Edible Aquifers
- 5-12
Topi
c: Groundwater & Aquifers

Explore groundwater, Ogallala, and its importance in Lubbock; how humans affect it; discuss models and then build an edible aquifer.


Outbreak! Viruses in Our Water
- High School
Topic
: Water Treatment
Explore viruses, bacteria, and how Lubbock’s water is cleaned.

Tours Available

North Water Treatment Plant- 6-12
Water Reclamation Plant- 6-12

Career Presentation

Water Careers- K-12
A position in the treatment, distribution, or protection of drinking water is a career, not a job.  In the Water and Stormwater industries, there will always be a demand for workers. Students can learn about the diversity in careers available, education needed, and job outlook.

Other Presentations Available

5th Grade STAAR Review: Water, Water Everywhere- 5
For the students to review 5th grade science concepts.

All presentations are free of charge.  Lessons and materials can be requested for teacher use.  Our department will fill the tubs with the appropriate amounts and deliver to your campus and pick-up once completed.  All materials can also be presented by our department at your campus.

To request materials/presentations please complete the Water Education Request Form on our website or contact our department directly at watereducation@mylubbock.us.