Activity: What Makes A River Healthy?

Activity: What Makes A River Healthy?

Activity Overview A healthy river sustains many different kinds of life, including people, plants, birds, bugs and fish! The San Lorenzo River is really important to life in Santa Cruz. It provides drinking water for over 100,000 people. The San Lorenzo River is also...
Activity: Saving Water, Saving Fish

Activity: Saving Water, Saving Fish

Activity Overview Grades: K-3rdLength of Time: 30 minutes to 1 hourAdult Support Needed?: Not likely, younger students may need help gathering the supplies. We all live in a watershed and we all need water to live and grow. Both humans and steelhead trout depend on...
Activity: Nature’s Water Filter

Activity: Nature’s Water Filter

Activity Overview Grade: 2nd-5thTime: 30 minutes to 1 hourAdult support needed? Generally a self-guided activity, may need some support with set-up. Ready for some fun? Let’s clean our water the way nature does, using rocks, pebbles and sand. As cities and towns...
Activity: Neighborhood Pollution Prevention

Activity: Neighborhood Pollution Prevention

Activity Overview Grade: 4th-6thTime: 20 minutes to one hourAdult support needed? Self-guided student activity, however will need permission and/or supervision to go outside Get out and explore your neighborhood to learn about stormwater runoff and water pollution....