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Continuing Education for Teachers


Continuing Education Project Wet and Project Learning Tree workshops for K–12 educators
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How do we get clean water?Water Resources
A free continuing education workshop for 5th grade teachers
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 1 & 2 

Designed specifically to provide the background teachers need for the new APS fifth grade water unit, "How do we get clean water?" Discover first-hand where Aurora's water comes from, how it's delivered to customers and what happens when it goes down the drain. The application deadline is Monday, July 18.

Forests to Faucets: Aurora’s Water Resources
A continuing education workshop for K–12 educators
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 19-21

Held each summer, this interactive workshop for teachers is all about water. You’ll learn, first-hand, how Aurora's water travels from deep in the mountains 180 miles away to the tap. Explore our mountain watersheds, conduct water quality studies, tour a water-wise garden, and visit a drinking water treatment facility and wastewater treatment facility. The application deadline is Friday, July 8. 

Forests to Faucets Two: Water Watch in Aurora
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 26

Created as a follow-up to "Forests to Faucets: Aurora's Water Resources," this workshop focuses on protecting our water by learning more about conservation, water pollution prevention and climate change. The application deadline is Friday, July 15. 


Teachers who complete our training can also check out these resources: 

  • Enviroscape Watershed Model — Use this interactive model to teach about watersheds and water pollution prevention.

  • Water Quality Test Kits  Test kits contain everything you need to conduct chemical and physical water quality tests with your students. Pre- and post-water quality testing lessons are also available. 

To check out any of the items, email [email protected].


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