Water Ways: A Minnesota Water Primer and Project WET Companion

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Book/Magazine
Curriculum
Web Site
Abstract: 

Water Ways is a 150 page book with content on water science basics, Minnesota's rivers, lakes, groundwater, wetlands, life in water, human use of water, challenges to water resources, and water policy. Each chapter includes suggested Project WET Activities, career profiles, classroom activities, field-trip suggestions and resources.

Author: 
A publication produced by the Division of Ecological and Water Resources, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Topic Areas: 
Water
Education
Environmental Studies
Target Audience: 
Teachers
All
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Enhancements / Connections: 

Water Ways is specifically designed for use by classroom teachers, informal educators, and anyone interested in learning about water in Minnesota.

If you're a Project WET educator, you'll find this book to be a handy supplement to the information and activities presented in the national Project WET K-12 Curriculum and Activity Guide. Check each chapter and the links on this page for resources including: suggested Project WET lessons, Minnesota activity adaptations, career profiles, field trip suggestions, and activity suggestions.

Whatever your interests and needs, we hope you find within these pages a rich opportunity for building knowledge and stewardship of Minnesota's waters. If particular parts are exceptionally helpful, or if you have suggestions for future editions, please contact us at www.mndnr.gov/projectwet/.

Pages/Length: 
150
Date Produced/Published: 
2010
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Download a complete book or contact the DNR Information Center to request a paper copy.