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Primary programs

Matrixes

GWMWater has developed a Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 Water Conservation and Water Quality Matrix (184kB) and Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 Wastewater Matrix (167kB) to help teachers in their classroom programs. These two resources fit into Education Department guidelines (VELS). Both matrixes are designed around Gardener's Multiple Intelligences and Bloom's Taxonomy. Each matrix outlines a comprehensive program and is supported by activity sheets, web links and suggested presentations.

 

National Water Week

We encourage all primary schools in our region to participate in our annual National Water Week Poster Competition. Great prizes are awarded to winning students and their schools.

 

Activity sheets

We have a variety of activity sheets for classroom use. These activity sheets are designed to be fun and educational for primary school aged children.

 

Secondary programs

Year 9 & 10 Water Conference

Each year, Year 9 and 10 students from schools in our region are invited to participate in our annual water conference.

This forum links into VELS and provides students with an opportunity to investigate water use in their local area. The conference is held at the Federation University Australia, Horsham campus.

If you are interested in this conference please get in touch with us.

 

Stockholm Junior Water Prize

The Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize is an annual water science competition for secondary school students focusing on projects aimed at improving the quality of life through improvement of water quality, water resources management, water protection and water and wastewater treatment. This award aims to increase interest in water-related issues and research, and to raise awareness and knowledge of global water challenges.

The competition is open to all Australian secondary school students between the ages of 15 and 20.

Get in touch with us to find out how we can help students who wish do a project for this prestigious competition.

 

Groundwater

Learn about groundwater through an interactive game, classroom teaching guides and activities at www.wetrocks.com.au

 

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