Our High School curriculum lessons listed below. Click on a lesson name to access the PDF. The lessons are an integrated, place-based approach to science, language arts, social studies, art, and math. They are age-appropriate, easy to implement, and supported by facts and data from the FWRA. These materials have been designed to complement state curriculum standards including the new science core standards.

The lessons are presented with a weekly theme and there are 5 lessons per week.  Most lessons can be used independently. For more details on the key questions and vocabulary that students will tackle, or to search by keyword to find the best fit for your students click here!

Contact Heather Geist if you have any education questions or curriculum requests.

Week 1: Water, Its Uses & Importance
Lesson 1: Water ValuesLesson 2: Water ObservationsLesson 3: Recycled WaterLesson 4: Water PowerLesson 5: Water Underground
Week 2 :The Farmington River Watershed
Lesson 6: Water LinesLesson 7: Carrying CapacitiesLesson 8: Water AbsorptionLesson 9: Land UseLesson 10: Water Models
Week 3: Watershed Ecosystems
Lesson 11: Water EcotonesLesson 12: Plant ConcernsLesson 13: Endangered WildlifeLesson 14: Water FindsLesson 15: Microscopic Organisms
Week 4: Going Back to the Past
Lesson 16: Clues to the PastLesson 17: Drawing from the PastLesson 18: Drawing on the PresentLesson 19: Farmington CanalLesson 20: Colonial Times
Week 5: Water Pollution and Monitoring
Lesson 21: Water StudiesLesson 22: Water ChecksLesson 23: Development DebateLesson 24: Unidentified SourcesLesson 25: Build Out Dilemma
Week 6: Water Protection and Conservation
Lesson 26: Water WatchersLesson 27: Water SurveyLesson 28: Drought DilemmaLesson 29: The Value of WaterLesson 30: Water Actions

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