This course explores the science of water how human behavior has impacted the hydrologic cycle and the implications this has on climate change. Students will learn about water systems, ecology, storm management and conservation methods used to mitigate some of the factors that are rapidly moving us towards a planetary water crisis. Students will learn the value of water, the importance of the different type of aquatic ecosystems and the importance of conservation efforts that protect water systems and all natural spaces. There will be optional assignments to deepen students’ engagement with the material and strengthen their creativity and problem solving skills.
Presenter: Shelagh Brown
Days/Times: Tues/Thurs 2:30 – 3:15 pm
Grade Level: 6-12th