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Water Conservation Resources and Programs for Youth

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Water ConservationWayne Drop Sightings

Have you seen Wayne Drop around Glendale lately? As the official water conservation mascot for the city of Glendale Water Conservation Office, Wayne Drop travels around the city spreading the water conservation message. You can help Wayne Drop by using water wisely at home and school and teaching others how to use water wisely, too!

Wayne Drop appeared at the WOW Wednesdays Program at Foothills Branch Library this summer.  Wayne Drop distributed water conservation booklets, pencils, and Water Use it Wisely tattoos to children before they attended the water conservation-themed puppet show, “Zoner and the Drip.”  At the puppet show, which was performed by the Great Arizona Puppet Theater, children and adults learned about the importance of conserving water every day!

 

Books (English)

Arizona Project WET – Book Loan Library
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Project WET – Kids in Discovery Series Books
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DESERTS

America’s Deserts: Guide to Plants and Animals
By Wallace, Marianne D. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Kids, c1996. Call #: 574.52652 W192a

Cactus Desert
By Silver, Donald M. 1947- New York: W.H. Freeman, c1995. Call #: 574.52652 S587c

101 Questions About Desert Life
By Jablonsky, Alice. [Tucson: Southwest parks and Monuments Association, c1994.] Call #: 591.90954 J11o

This Place is Dry
By Cobb, Vicki. New York: Walker, 1989. Call #: 917.91 C653t

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Common Ground: The Water, Earth, and Air We Share
By Bang, Molly. New York: Blue Sky Press, 1997. Call #: 363.7 B216c

FRESHWATER ECOLOGY

Animals of Rivers Lakes and Ponds
By Donovan, Sandra. Austin: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c2002. Call #: 591.76 D687a

Rivers, Ponds, and Lakes
By Ganeri, Anita, 1961- New York: Dillon Press, 1992. Call #: 574.52632 G195r

GROUNDWATER

Groundwater
By Hoff, Mary King. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., c1991. Call #: 333.9104 H698o

HYDROLOGIC CYCLE

The Water Cycle
By Frost, Helen, 1949 - Mankato, Minn.: Pebble Books, c2000. Call #: 551.48 F939w

The Water Cycle
By Smith, David, 1962 - New York: Thomson Learning, 1993. Call #: 551.48 S645w

Wonderful Water
By Kalman, Bobbie, 1947 - Toronto: Crabtree Pub., c1992. Call #: 551.48 K14w

NAVAJO MYTHOLOGY

Snail Girl Brings Water: A Navajo Story
By Keams, Geri. Flagstaff, AZ: Rising Moon, c1998. Call #: 398.24 K24s

RIVERS

All Along the River
By Fowler, Alan. Chicago: Children’s Press, c1994. Call #: 551.483 F785a

Rivers
By Stephen, Richard. Mahwah, NJ: Troll, c1990. Call #: 508.316 S829r

RIVERS AND OCEANS

Rivers and Oceans
By Taylor, Barbara, 1954 - New York: Kingfisher Books, 1993. Call #: 551.483 T238r

WATER

A Drop Around the World
By McKinney, Barbara Shaw, 1951 - Nevada City, CA: Dawn Publications, 1998. Call #551.48 M158d

A Drop of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder
By Wick, Walter. New York: Scholastic, c1997. Call #: 546.22 W636d

Follow the Water From Brook to Ocean
By Dorros, Arthur. New York: HarperCollins, 1991. Call #: 551.48 D716f

The Drop In My Drink: The Story of Water On Our Planet
By Hooper, Meredith. New York, NY: Viking, 1998. Call #: 551.48 H787d

Water
By Benedict, Kitty. Mankato, MN: Creative Education, c1993. Call #: 551.48 B463w

Water
By Cooper, Jason, 1942 - Vero Beach, FL: Rourke Corp., 1992. Call #: 551.48 C777w

Water
By Knapp, Brian J. Danbury, CT: Grolier Educational, 2002. Call #: 551.48 K67w

Water
By Markert, Jenny. Mankato, MN: Creative Education, c1992. Call #: 551.46 M345w

Water
By Neye, Emily. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, c2002. Call #:553.7 N571w

Water
By Sole Vendrell, Carme, 1944 - Woodbury, NY: Barrons’ Educational Series, 1985. Call # 553.7 S685w

Water as a Gas
By Frost, Helen, 1949 - Mankato, MN: Pebble Books, c2000. Call #: 564.22 F939w

Water as a Liquid
By Frost, Helen, 1949 - Mankato, MN: Pebble Books, c2000. Call #: 546.22 F939wl

Water: Our Precious Resource
By Gallant, Roy A. New York: Benchmark Books, 2002. Call #: 553.7 G163w

Water—What It Is, What It Does
By Seixas, Judith S. New York: Greenwillow books, c 1987. Call #: 553.7 S462w

We Need Water
By Frost, Helen, 1949 - Mankato, MN: Pebble Books, c2000. Call #: 553.7 F939w

Where Do Puddles Go?
By Robinson, Fay. Chicago: Children’s Press, c1995. Call # 551.57 R659w

WATER – ARIZONA – GLENDALE

Water: Earth’s Liquid Treasure
Glendale, AZ: the City, c1987. Additional authors: Kathy Whalen, Jami McFarren, Glendale (Ariz). Call #: 333.912 W324 (VIDEO)

WATER CONSERVATION

Soil and Water Conservation
By Boy Scouts of America. Irving, Tex: Boy Scouts of America, 1995. Call #: 369.43 B789so 1995

Water Conservation: A Student Audit of Resource Use
Menlo Park, CA: Dale Seymour Publications, c1998. Call #: 363.7392 W324

Xeriscape: Appropriate Landscaping San Luis Obispo, A: San Luis Video, c1989. Call #: 635.95 X6 (VIDEO) (Adult Nonfiction)

WATER EXPERIMENTS

Science Magic With Water
By Oxlade, Chris. Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s, 1994. Call #: 793.8 O98w

Water
By Ramsay, Helena. New York: Children’s Press, c1998. Call #: 553.7 R178w

Water Play
By Madgwick, Wendy, 1946 -. Austin, TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1999. Call #: 532. M181w

Water Science, Water Fun: Great Things to Do With H2O
By Fiarotta, Noel. New York: Sterling Pub, 1996. Call #: 532 F441w

WATER POLLUTION

Keeping Water Clean
By Frost, Helen, 1949 - Mankato, Minn: Pebble Books, c2000. Call #: 363.7394 F939k

Keeping Water Clean
By McLeish, Ewan, 1950 - Austin, Tex: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1998. Call #: 363.7394 M163k

Nobody Particular: One Woman’s Fight to Save the Bays
By Bang, Molly. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2000. Call #: 363.7384 B216n

Rivers and Lakes
By Hoff, Mary King. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., c1991. Call #: 363.7394 H698o

The Water We Drink
By Wheeler, Jill C., 1964- Edina, Minn: Minneapolis, Minn: Abdo & Daughters; Rockbottom Books [distributor], c1990. Call #: 363.7394 W563w

Water Pollution
By Snodgrass, Mary Ellen. Marco, Fla: Bancroft-Sage Pub, 1991. Call #: 363.7392 S673w

Water Pollution
By Donnelly, Andrew. [Chanhassen, MN]: Child's World, c1999. Call #: 363.7394 D685w

WATER QUALITY

A River Ran Wild
By Cherry, Lynne. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1992. Call #: 974.44 C522r

Clean Water
By Barss, Karen. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, c1992. Call #: 363.7394 B282c

Books (Spanish)

Arizona Project WET – Book Loan Library
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HYDROLOGIC CYCLE

Dime, Por Que Es Mojada La Lluvia?
By Willis, Shirley. New York: Franklin Watts, 1999. Call #: 551.48 W735d SPANISH

MEXICAN FOLKLORE

The Woman Who Outshone the Sun: The Legend of Lucia Zenleno/La Mujer Que Brillaba Aun Mas Que el Sol: La Leyendo de Lucia Zenteno
By Cruz Martinez, Alejandro, d. 1987. San Francisco, CA: Children’s Book Press, 1991.Call #: 398.21 C957m SPANISH

STORMS

The Gullywasher- El Chaparron Torrencial
By Rossi, Joyce. Flagstaff, AZ. Rising Moon, 1998. Call #: SPANISH FICTION

WATER

Agua
By Cooper, Jason, 1942 - Vero Beach, FL: Rourke Corp., c1993. Call #: 551.48 C777a SPANISH

Soy el Agua
By Marzollo, Jean. New York: Scholastic, c 1999. Call # SPANISH FICTION

Picture Books

HYDROLOGIC CYCLE

The Magic School Bus Wet All Over: A Book About the Water Cycle
By Cole, Joanna. New York: Scholastic, c1996. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

This is the Rain
By Schaefer, Lola M.1950-New York: Greenwillow Books, 2001. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

Water, Water Everywhere: A Book About the Water Cycle
By Berger, Melvin. Nashville, TN: Ideal Children's Books, c1995. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

Water's Way
By Peters, Lisa Westberg. New York, NY: Arcade, c1991. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

NATIVE AMERICAN FOLKLORE

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: A Message From Chief Seattle
By Seattle, Chief, 1790-1866. New York: Dial Books, c 1991. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

STORMS

The Gullywasher
By Rossi, Joyce. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Pub, c1995. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

WATER

I Am Water
By Marzollo, Jean. New York: Scholastic, c1996. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

Raindrops
By Brimner, Larry Dane. New York: Children's Press, c1999. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

The Earth and I
By Asch, Frank. San Diego: Gulliver Books, c1994. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

The Water's Journey
By Scmid, Elenore. New York: North-South Books, c1989. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

Water
By Asch, Frank. San Diego: Voyager Books, 2000. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

Water All Around
By Nichols, Catherine. New York: Benchmark Books, c2001. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

Water is Wet
By Pollock, Penny. New York: Putnam, c1985. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

WATER TREATMENT PLANTS

The Magic School Bus: At the Water Works
By Cole, Joanna. New York: Scholastic, c1986. Call #: PICTURE BOOK

Water Educational Links for Kids

Informational Web pages and resources for kids:

Arizona Programs & Organizations

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality – Education and Outreach: ADEQ for Kids and Students
http://www.azdeq.gov/function/education/kids1.html

Arizona Department of Water Resources – Student Resources
http://www.azwater.gov/dwr/Content/Find_by_Program/
Drought_and_Conservation/Student_Resources/default.htm

Arizona Governor’s Kids Page
http://azgovernor.gov/Kids.asp

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum – Especially for Kids
http://www.desertmuseum.org/kids/

Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records – About Arizona for Kids
http://www.lib.az.us/links/kidsAZ.cfm

Arizona State University – Ecology Explorers – Doing Science in Your Schoolyard
http://caplter.asu.edu/explorers/index.htm

Central Arizona Project – Just for Kids and Teachers
http://www.cap-az.com/kids/

City of Mesa - Kid’s Links
http://www.cityofmesa.org/utilities/water/kidslinks.asp

City of Phoenix – Water Info for Kids
http://phoenix.gov/WATER/watermen.html

Salt River Project – The Water Around Us
http://www.srpnet.com/education/water101.aspx

Tucson Water – Summer Activity Books – Kids Learn Conservation with Pete the Beak
http://www.ci.tucson.az.us/water/kid_stuff.htm

National Programs & Organizations

NASA - How NASA Studies Water 
http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/water.htm

National Drought Mitigation Center – Drought Mitigation
http://www.drought.unl.edu/kids/reduce/mitigation.htm

Natural Resources Defense Council - The Green Squad – Kids Taking Action for Greener, Healthier Schools
http://www.nrdc.org/greensquad/

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (N.O.A.A.) – Advancing Environmental Literacy – Primary for Students
http://www.education.noaa.gov/students.html

NOAA’s National Weather Service – Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services - Playtime for Kids
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/reachout/kidspage.shtml

U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation – Water Share
http://www.usbr.gov/mp/watershare/resources/waterlearn.html

U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service – Welcome to WebRangers
http://www.nps.gov/WebRangers/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Environmental Kids Club
http://www.epa.gov/kids/water.htm

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Drinking Water and Ground Water Kids’ Stuff
http://www.epa.gov/OGWDW/kids/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – EPA Student Center
http://www.epa.gov/region5/students/water.htm

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Surf Your Watershed
http://www.epa.gov/surf/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Kids’ Stuff
http://www.epa.gov/ow/kids.html

U.S. Geological Service – Water Resources Information for Students and Teachers
http://water.usgs.gov/education.html

U.S. Geological Survey – Water Science for Schools
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/index.html

Water Use it Wisely – Educational Tools/Links
http://www.wateruseitwisely.com/toolsLinks/index.shtml

Other City, County, State Departments & Universities

Bell Museum – The Watershed Game
http://www.bellmuseum.org/distancelearning/watershed/watershed2.html

Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research - The Last Straw: Plants and Water Stress
http://cycas.cornell.edu/ebp/projects/laststraw/ise/entrance.html

City of Arlington, Texas – Dive into Water Conservation
http://www.ci.arlington.tx.us/waterdice/

City of Tampa, Florida – Water Conservation Education
http://www.tampagov.net/dept_water/conservation_education/Kids/kids_home.asp

DC Water and Sewer Authority – DCWASA for Kids
http://www.dcwasa.com/kids/index.html

Earth 911 Making Every Day Earth Day – Earth 911 Kids
http://newmexico.earth911.org/master.asp?s=kids&a=kids/kids.asp

Stevens Institute of Technology – Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education - Down the Drain – How Much Water Do You Use?
http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/drainproj/

Southwest Florida Water Management District – Kids’ Page
http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/education/kids/

Southern Nevada Water Authority – Water University
http://www.h2ouniversity.org/html/index.html

St. Johns River Water Management District – The Great Water Odyssey
http://thegreatwaterodyssey.com/

University of Wisconsin – Environmental Resource’s Center – Give Water a Hand
http://www.uwex.edu/erc/gwah/

Miscellaneous

Earthday Network and Redefining Progress – Ecological Footprint Quiz
http://www.earthday.net/footprint/index.asp

EcoKids – Water Conservation around the House
http://www.ecokidsonline.com/pub/eco_info/topics/water/water/index.cfm

Environmental Literacy Council – For Students
http://www.enviroliteracy.org/students-index.php

Getwise
http://www.getwise.org/

The Groundwater Foundation – Kids Corner
http://www.groundwater.org/kc/kc.html

Tread Lightly – TL Kids!
http://www.treadlightly.org/tlkids/

Regional Water Providers Consortium – Welcome to the Kid’s Corner
http://www.conserveh2o.org/kids.html

River of Words – For Youth
http://www.riverofwords.org/youth/index.html

Water Education Foundation – Water Kids
http://www.watereducation.org/kids.asp

WaterWiser – Drip Caculator
http://www.subwaterco.com/wwdripcalc.htm

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