10 Ways to Teach Youth about Water

1.        Do a Walk for Water

www.thewaterproject.org

http://www.h2oforlifeschools.org/

We planned ours with many stations:  http://womenofvision.org/hartford-women-walk-for-water/

2.       Chart Water use/ Compare internationally (see if you can limit water use to what a person does in Africa or rural Asia) 

http://www.waterinfo.org/resources/water-facts 

http://www.data360.org/dsg.aspx?Data_Set_Group_Id=757

http://www.teachengineering.org/collection/cub_/activities/cub_dams/cub_dams_lesson01_personalwaterusechart_v4_tedl_dwc.pdf

3.       Research Diseases from Dirty Water / Deaths caused by them

4.       Stories of People who Walk for Water

http://www.globalwomengo.org/uploadedFiles/File/CleanWater.pdf

5.       Resources Online:

http://thewaterproject.org/resources/lesson-plans.php

http://www.unwater.org/statistics.html

http://gcc.concernusa.org/media/pdf/Water.pdf

http://watermatters.worldvision.org.nz/sections/teacherResources/otherResources.aspx

http://www.visualizing.org/stories/visualizing-world-water-day-challenge

http://www.ifad.org/english/water/key.htm

6.       Learn about Bottled Water

http://thewaterproject.org/bottled_water.asp

http://www.h2oforlifeschools.org/index.php/resources/videos

http://www.businessinsider.com/bottled-water-is-more-dangerous-than-tap-water-2013-1

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7.       Books

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

I Walk for Water by Lindsey Andrews and Jerry Bennett 

8.       DVDs – Flow, Blue Gold, Tapped (all documentaries)

9.       Go where people don’t have clean water

Take a trip!…  at least virtually http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bEtqZoD4V4

10.   Stories of Youth Heroes

http://vimeo.com/46300983

http://www.ryanswell.ca/media.aspx

http://www.compassion.com/kids-magazine/charity-ideas-for-kids.htm

http://www.bloodwatermission.com/take-action/lemonaid.php

http://thewaterproject.org/community/2013/03/22/do-a-good-job-and-work-hard/

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