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Water Resources and Conservation Classroom Materials

Kids at Work in the Classroom

Free classroom materials for teachers and students

The Water Conservation Office provides a variety of activity books, maps, posters, and supplemental materials for the classroom. Materials are grade and age appropriate. Materials are also available in Spanish for Pre-K to 2nd grade. Each student can have their own activity book to work in and take home. Posters, stickers and videos are available for use in the classroom or shared with the school.

Curriculum materials are provided at no charge to teachers in the City of Phoenix water service area.

Classroom Materials Order Form

Would you like to order materials for your classroom? You must be a teacher within the City of Phoenix water delivery area to receive these items for free.

Materials can easily be ordered on-line and sent directly to you. If you choose to order by fax or by mail, you must print and complete the order form. Then, return it to the City of Phoenix Water Conservation Office, Attn: School Program. The address is: 200 W. Washington St., 9th Floor, Phoenix, AZ, 85003. Fax number (602) 534-4849.

Please follow the ordering instructions.

  • One teacher per order. Forms can be printed out blank and completed by each teacher.
  • Materials may be ordered for each student, unless limits are otherwise noted.
  • Teacher's guides will be supplied in single quantities when available.
  • Be sure to provide all information requested.
  • Materials will be mailed directly to the school for free.

Classroom Materials for Students (order 1 per child)

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we save water book cover “We Wonder®—We Save Water!”: Here’s a fun way to help young children and their parents understand why conservation is so important! Age-appropriate text and activities explain the water cycle. They tell how water gets to people’s homes and suggest simple ways children can help save water. Pre-K-1st Grade.
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know_what_thumb.gif “Know What?® We Use Water Wisely!” (Spanish also available): Help children build water-conservation skills in an entertaining way! This interactive workbook features engaging graphics, age-appropriate text, and fun activities that grab kids’ attention. Young readers learn where water comes from and what they can do to keep water clean. The book includes tips for conserving water at home. It also includes a family activity page that encourages parents to discuss water conservation with their children. 1st-3rd Grade.
sabes-que_thumb.gif “Sabes qué? ¡Usamos el agua con inteligencia!” (English also available): Help children build water-conservation skills in an entertaining way! This interactive workbook features engaging graphics, age-appropriate text, and fun activities that grab kids’ attention. Young readers learn where water comes from and what they can do to keep water clean. Includes tips for conserving water at home. A family activity page encourages parents to discuss water conservation with their kids. 1st-3rd Grade.
our_envir_thumb.gif “Our Environment; A Coloring & Activities Book” (Spanish also available.) This lively Coloring & Activities Book teaches youngsters to respect and enjoy the environment. Children are sure to have fun as they color pictures and learn about ways to protect our environment. 1st-3rd Grade
medio-ambiente_thumb.gif (English also available): This lively Coloring & Activities Book teaches youngsters to respect and enjoy the environment. Children are sure to have fun as they color pictures and learn about ways to protect our environment. 1st-3rd Grade.
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kids_books_thumb.gif "Project WET KIDS: Discover the Waters of Arizona" What makes Arizona's water resources unique? From rivers and wetlands to groundwater and monsoons, students learn all about water and water management in a diverse state. This activity book was commissioned by the Arizona Governor's Office and the Arizona Department of Water Resources. 3rd — 6th Grades.
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energy book cover "Let’s Learn About Energy And Protecting Our Environment; An Information & Activities Book". Puzzles and games teach preteens about our dependence on natural resources. Readers learn how we get energy from the environment. Young people learn they can make a difference conserving resources! 4th-6th Grade
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protecting_thumb.gif “Ground Water—Protecting Our Supplies.” In just a few minutes, readers learn to protect our fragile ground water supply. This booklet offers several tips to protect and conserve water. It points readers toward more sources of information. 7th Grade-Adult.

Materials for the Classroom (order 1 per class)

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mimi_mouse_thumb.gif “Mimi Mouse Learns To Save Water! DVD” When Mimi’s dad sees her taking her dolls swimming, he helps her understand the importance of conservation. He explains where water comes from, the water cycle, and why water is so vital. Mimi does her part. She protects the water supply by taking a bath with less water. She makes signs warning not to pour paint and some household cleaners down the drain. She alerts her teacher to a leaky faucet. Comes with 40 “Water Saver” stickers and a pad of 40 2-sided take-home activity sheets. (Both items also available separately.) 9:00 minutes. Pre-K-1st Grade.

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In Person:

Water Services Department
Phoenix City Hall
200 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

City business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for major holidays.

By Phone:

602-262-6251
602-261-8000 (24/7 emergency hotline)

Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for major holidays.