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> Fun and interactive ways to learn about water
Water is a topic which can support many elements of the school curriculum and has strong connections with environmental, sustainability and science areas, and the AussiVic curriculum framework.
Our Education Officer is available to provide help and advice to teachers of preschool to tertiary levels on our range of educational programs and resources relating to water, wastewater and recycled water.
Please take the opportunity to consult with our Education Officer in the planning stage.
The Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP) is a Victorian Government water saving initiative which addresses sustainable water use by providing data loggers to Victorian schools to improve awareness about water daily water use.
The Water - learn it. live it. resource features three volumes of curriculum-linked information and activities: Water in the Natural Environment, Water in the Urban Environment and Water in the Community.
The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) provides many resources, activities and programs designed to improve the health of river systems by developing an understanding of the catchments and the effect of human impacts on waterways.
The MDBA website brings together new and existing educational material which is suitable for use in classrooms or take home tasks.
We are a sponsor of North Central Waterwatch which facilitates community water quality monitoring programs in our region.
Schools are engaged through the established ‘River Detectives’ program where students assess the health of local waterways on an ongoing basis. In addition we endeavour to identify any events and opportunities in schools where we can work collaboratively with Waterwatch in the area of water education