Watershed Engineering Design Challenge

This lesson includes a three day plan for a water cycle activity that uses the engineering design process and explores the driving question: To what…

Water Quality Unit Plan

This lesson plan provides an overview of how students can explore water quality with the driving question: What property of the stream can be altered…

Water Filtration Tutorial and Guide

This step-by-step tutorial explains how to use the water filtration system. Details include photographs for each step. Year Produced: 2014 Related SPA Toolkit Items Backpack…

Tsunamis and Water Quality

In this activity, students will develop and carry out an experiment to determine the impact of a tsunami on water quality, including how tsunami causes…

Photosynthesis Unit

This in-depth lesson collection is NGSS-aligned and part of a larger unit focused on Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems. Students are introduced to…

Sustainability Initiative – School Level Report

This presentation resource reports on King Intermediate’s Sustainability Initiative during one school year. It provides an overview of goals, lesson development, topics, activities, standards, and…

Watershed Water Quality Investigation

This in-depth lesson plan explores local watershed water quality through a hands-on investigation comparing samples from drinking water and a local stream. Instructional resource includes…