K-12 Education


These presentation templates are designed to take the guess-work out of creating a new presentation from scratch. They can be utilized by anyone hoping to teach students about water.

Grades K-4

Learning objectives:

  • Overview of the water cycle
  • Drinking water
  • Wastewater
  • Stormwater
  • Water conservation

Grades 5-8

Learning objectives:

  • Overview of the water cycle
  • Drinking water sources
  • Why clean water is important
  • What it takes to get clean water
  • How you can do your part

Grades 9-12

Learning objectives:

  • Drinking water treatment
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Stormwater
  • Water conservation
  • Water careers and benefits

Water education resources

Your hub for additional water education resources.

Adopt a Drain

Citizen science and service learning program for educators

East Metro Water Resource Education Program

Education resources including games, flyers, and displays

Minnesota Groundwater Association

Resources and activities for groundwater specific education

Hamline University's K-12 Classroom Resources

Place-based and thematic online K-12 learning resources

STEM on Tap Join other 6-12 grade STEM teachers to learn about new STEM topics, get resources for your classroom, meet STEM professionals, and network with other STEM teachers over a free beverage and pizza!

February 26 - Get Out(side)! STEM and Stormwater IRL

April 1 - All About Aquatic Invasive Species

Water treatment tours

water workforce background

City of Minneapolis, MN

City of Saint Paul, MN

City of Rochester

Additional resources are in the works - check back soon!

For questions about the content of this page, contact Chyann Erickson or Michelle Stockness.