Educator Resources

Educator Resources Collage

Environmental Education Organizations 

  • Georgia Project WET

    Georgia Project WET (Water Education Today) provides training for formal and non-formal educators and facilitators through water education workshops, promotes water education throughout the state, and provides materials and support to all those who participate. Workshop participants receive hands-on training and the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide which features more than 90 activities developed, field-tested, and reviewed by over 600 educators nationwide.

  • River of Words

    River of Words (ROW) is a FREE program designed to help K-12 students understand their sense of place by studying a watershed in their own environment then expressing what they discover through poetry and art. The art and poetry can then be entered into a state-wide contest.

  • EEA Council of Outdoor Learning

    The Council of Outdoor Learning (CoOL) is an initiative of the Environmental Education Alliance (EEA) that focuses on the design, development, use, and sustainability of outdoor learning environments on school campuses.

  • Project Learning Tree

    Project Learning Tree an award-winning environmental education program that uses trees and forests to increase students’ understanding of the environment and actions they can take to conserve it.

  • Project WILD

    Project WILD's mission is to provide wildlife-based conservation and environmental education curriculum that fosters responsible actions toward wildlife and related natural resources.

  • Environmental Education in Georgia

    Georgia's online guide to environmental education (EE). Includes lesson plans based on Georgia’s curriculum standards, statewide calendar of EE events, EE news, such as job openings, grants, contests, and much more!

Materials and Resources 

  • Enviroscape Interactive Watershed Models

    Enviroscapes are portable, interactive watershed models that demonstrate water pollution concepts and how they can be prevented. They can be rented from the EPD Outreach Unit (that's us!) for classrooms, scout troops, outreach events, and much more!

    Click here for a video demo of the Non-Point Source Enviroscape model.

    Email for details on how to rent an Enviroscape for your classroom or event.

  • Getting Little Feet WET Guide

    Getting Little Feet Wet is an environmental education guide designed for educators of 3-6 year olds. Activities in Getting Little Feet Wet are correlated to state and national education standards.

    Email for more information or click here to navigate to an informational video.

  • You're the Solution to Water Pollution Presentation

    This PowerPoint presentation discusses everyday actions we can take to limit our contribution to nonpoint source pollution.

    Download this ppt file. Download presentation

  • Adopt-A-Stream Jr. Georgia Frogs Session

    This presentation, given by Linda May from the GA DNR Urban Wildlife Program at virtual Confluence 2020, leads younger viewers in some fun froggy activities to teach them about the frogs in their backyards!

    Click here to view video

    Additional Resources:

    Download this pdf file. Frogging by Ear

    Amphibians in your Backyard

    "Call of the Wild" Georgia Frogs CD

    Frogs and Toads of South Carolina and Georgia

    USGS Frog Call Lookup

  • Educational Materials

    Handouts, worksheets and activities for educators, teachers and trainers to support aquatic macroinvertebrate identification, engagement and learning!

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  • Discover Water Online Activities

    Interactive activities about water topics including water cycle, ocean, fresh water, watersheds, water conservation and protection, and much more! Created by the Project WET Foundation. 

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  • USGS Resources for Teachers

    Tap into over 140 years of USGS research in the natural sciences in the form of lesson plans and activities, maps, podcasts, online lectures, videos and animations, and much more. Browse thousands of ideas for using these resources in elementary, secondary, university, and informal education settings.

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  • USGS Water Education Posters

    These posters present nine different water-related topics drawn in a unique and creative cartoon format. These downloadable posters include additional information and activities appropriate for students in elementary and middle school.

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  • River Runner

    Watch the path of a raindrop from anywhere in the contiguous United States!

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  • Adopt-A-Stream Workshop Presentations

    These presentations include all of the information on how to monitor with Georgia Adopt-A-Stream, as well as additional background information on water quality issues in Georgia.

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