ERIC Number: ED377066
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Give Water a Hand. Leader Guidebook. Youth Action Program. Promoting Good Water Management Practices at Home and in the Community.
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Coll. of Agricultural and Life Sciences.; National 4-H Council, Chevy Chase, MD.
Educators of students grades 4-8 can use this guide to lead a community service project using the "Give Water a Hand" youth action program. Youth groups investigate water and water conservation within the home, farm, ranch, school, or community, with the help of local experts. The guide contains six chapters that cover: (1) an introduction to the program; (2) teaching strategy for each of nine activities that appear in matching student guides; (3) leading a small group in problem-solving; (4) adapting materials for other age groups and use within a K-12 curriculum; (5) funding, liability, transportation, time, involving families, and evaluation and program improvement; and (6) 10 resources and information on 19 project partners. (LZ)
Descriptors: Activism, Citizen Participation, Conservation (Environment), Drinking Water, Environment, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Pollution, Student Projects, Teaching Guides, Water, Water Quality, Water Resources
University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension, Environmental Resources Center, College of Agriculture & Life Science, Madison, WI 53706.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Coll. of Agricultural and Life Sciences.; National 4-H Council, Chevy Chase, MD.