In the Classroom
The N.C. Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, other states and the federal government provide many environmental education resources -- including information on water resources -- for the state’s K-12 teachers. These resources come in the form of professional development experiences, student field experiences, school outreach programs and support materials.
The Water Connection
N.C. Environmental Education Resources for Educators
Project Wet - Water Education for Teachers
It’s Our Water – geared toward high school environmental science
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities Water Efficiency Resource Lists
Ground Water basics
EPA WaterSense Kids
A Day in the Life of a Drop (WaterSense)
EPA Education Resources
USGS Water Science for Schools
Water Conservation for Kids
Preserve the Earth - Water Conservation Resources
Home Water Conservation Guide
Conservin' Irvin, the state’s official water conservation mascot, visited New Bern's Ben D. Quinn Elementary School for the school’s 2010 Earth Day celebration. Irvin passed out recycling stickers and cheered on the students who won contests for art and poetry that emphasized environmental protection.