Water In Our Desert Community
Water In Our Desert Community is an instructional resource for people who care about water and the Sonoran Desert. Funded by a grant from the Arizona Department of Water Resources, the goal of the materials is:
"To provide students and teachers with information about central Arizona's water supply, water demand and the importance of wise water management in the Desert Southwest. This unit should strengthen the teachers' and students' awareness of the social, economic and environmental impact water management has on all water users in Arizona."
This curriculum was developed to:
While intended to supplement existing curricula, the sixteen activities include concepts, attitudes and skills emphasized in the Arizona Environmental Education Framework and many of the Arizona Essential Skills documents.
The activities also reflect a conceptual framework based upon seven themes:
To receive a copy of the curriculum, contact your AMWUA member conservation office .