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Programs for 6th thru 8th Grade

The following courses are offered for 6th thru 8th Grade. These presentations are listed by grade level.  However, each presentation may be applicable to multiple grade levels.


All lessons are correlated to the newest TEKS, written in the 5E format, accompanied by vocabulary and content assessments, website and literature links, and a Power Point presentation.

  • Aquifer

Edible Aquifers

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

Edible Aquifers Lesson Plan
  • Garbage Pizza

Garbage Pizza

Explore our garbage as we examine the percentages of different items we throw away and construct a garbage pizza model; 6R’s of Sustainability

Garbage Pizza Lesson Plan
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.