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DISCOVER WATERSHEDS
2020 | DISCOVER | Education

Looking for ideas for exploring water & watersheds with your family? Use these resources to enjoy science at home. Our book Living in the SHED is also a great resource for exploring the North Saskatchewan River watershed.

Science is fun – especially when it involves water.
Enjoy!

WATERSHED 101

What is a Watershed? (Animated Video)
What is a Watershed? (EPCOR Video)
Water Literacy (Alberta Water Portal Video)
Water-related Videos (Alberta Water Council)

Caring for Our Watersheds (Alberta)
Caring for Our Watersheds (4-H Alberta Leader’s Guide)
Follow the Flow (Introduction to Alberta Water Resources)
Alberta’s Watersheds (going right to the source)

NSWA RESOURCES

Vermilion River Watershed Video
Vermilion River Watershed Story Map
North Saskatchewan River Guide
Explore a Wetland Today!
North Sask River Word Find
Watershed Colouring Pages
Lake Sturgeon

EDUCATION LINKS

Webbed Feet Not Required (Wetlands) Teacher’s Guide
Wetlands 101 (Online course)
BIODIVERSITY with Bill Nye the Science Guy
Operation Water Spirit K-12 Teacher Resources
YEG: Drinking water. Where does it come from?
YEG: Treat it Right – Storm Water Teacher’s Guide
Project WET Alberta
Hidden Water Grade 8/9
Running Water Grade 5 to 12

Government of Alberta: Teaching Resources


GOVERNMENT of ALBERTA
Alberta’s Guide to Outdoor Recreation on Crown Land 2020

Groundwater
Drinking Water & Wastewater
Wetlands
Alberta River Basins
Flood
Water Channel Video Collection
RESPECT OUR LAKES
Understanding Lake Science
Responsible Lake Recreation
Responsible Lake Living
Agriculture Around Alberta Lakes
Key Lake Organizations
Lake Legislation in Alberta
Blue-green Algae (cyanobacteria)
Aquatic Vegetation & Lake Health

Inside Education (Environmental Learning Resources)
Discover Water
Alberta Tomorrow Simulator
Water Quality Awareness Day
YEG: Green Education
YEG: The Way We Green
The Sacred Relationship

RESOURCES FROM NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Alberta Council for Environmental Education
Environmental Education K-12
Climate Literacy
Cows & Fish – Riparian Area activities
Battle River Watershed Alliance
Edmonton & Area Land Trust
River Valley Alliance – Trek the Trails
Ducks Unlimited Canada Wetland Activities
Trout Unlimited Canada Yellow Fish Road
Oldman Watershed Council
Bow Habitat Station – Stewardship Bingo