4-H Stream Teams is a new opportunity for youth in Pennsylvania that are interested in water, environmental awareness, science, and their local community. Youth participate in hands-on learning experiences and take part in implementing a water based community service project in their own neighborhoods.
A hands-on, inquiry based activity that helps older youth and adults learn about water quality issues surrounding small watersheds and the decision making processes that go into improving those water quality issues.
A series of water-based project books, written in Pennsylvania, are available through 4-H , Penn State Extension's Youth Development Program. The books include hands-on and thought provoking activities related to water conservation, water science, water quality, riparian buffers, and more. Helper's Guides and introductory video presentations are also available.
Video presentations about water and the environmental impacts of shale gas drilling and production in the Mid-Atlantic region. These videos were designed for use by educators in both formal and informal educational settings. Although geared towards youth, the presentations are appropriate for adults in the general public who may want to learn more about this topic as well.
Help youth to better understand why drinking water is important to them, where it comes from, and how we make sure it's safe to drink with this engaging fact sheet. Written for youth in grades 6-12, the fact sheet covers important points about public and private water systems and includes an activity on how to read a water quality test report.