Education

Listed below are educational resources for teachers, non-governmental organizations and others who are involved in education activities regarding water stewardship.  Public education staff at Goverment of the Northwest Territories, Environment and Natural Resources (GNWT- ENR) are working with water partners to implement Keys to Sucess identified in NWT Water Stewardship Strategy: Action Plan 2016-2020 (the Action Plan) under Communication and Engagement.

 

Northwest Territories (NWT) Teacher's Resources

These resources provide hands-on class room activities to learn more about our water and water stewardship.

 

Get to Know Your Watershed!

A Teacher Resource Guide for Northern Watershed Education 

 

Drinking Water in the NWT and the Journey of a Bottle of Water

Lesson 1- Investigating the Journey of a Bottle of Water

Student Worksheet 

Teacher's Guide

Lesson 2- Drinking Water in the NWT

Student Worksheet 

Teacher's Guide

Other Resources

Promotional Video

Backgrounder- Drinking Water in the NWT

Teacher's Road Map Drinking Water in the NWT

 

Pepper and the Mighty Mackenzie Activity Book 

In this activity book you will meet Pepper the sand piper and follow her on her travels up the Mackenzie River to the Arctic Ocean. Written by Ecology North. 

Pepper and the Mighty Mackenzie  

 

External Links 

Ecology North- Science Focus Teacher's Portal

 

United Nations – International Year (Decade) of Water

 

United Nations Eduactional, Scientific, and Cultural Organization- World Water Day

 

Alberta Water Portal

 

Project WET

 

Children’s Water Festival

 

Groundwater Foundation  -  Kids Corner

 

Oxfam-  World Water Resources

 

World Wildlife Fund- Schools for a Living Planet

 

Nature Canda- Water Conservation