Science Lessons for All Grade Levels
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H2O Show at Acaciawood Elementary School

Presentations & Workshops

We’ll come to you! Metropolitan staff is available to do in-class presentations and workshops for teachers.

At this time all presentations are only offered online. See below for details.

School Presentations

Metropolitan staff will create a customized water-education presentation or "H2O Show" for students from pre-K to college. These unique, interdisciplinary, hands-on learning opportunities cover California's water sources, supply, distribution, quality, uses, conservation and current water problems. Concepts are taught through experiments, group activities, discussions, videos, games and songs.

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Teacher Workshops

Metropolitan staff is available to come to your faculty/meeting to present grade-appropriate programs and materials. We will create an effective presentation with unique interdisciplinary, hands-on learning activities appropriate for all grade levels. The presentations will include an overview of Metropolitan and our curriculum offerings and program activities. The amount of time required for in-service, workshop and staff development sessions vary, but will generally range from 30 minutes to about two hours.

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Girl Scout & Boy Scout Online Patch & Merit Badge Program, Grades K-12

Metropolitan’s online water awareness merit badge program educates Scouts about Southern California's watersheds, water distribution and water quality initiatives as well as inspire water conservation actions. Troops are provided with kits that include worksheets, fact sheets and virtual reality goggles. Troops engage online with water industry experts to learn about careers in the water industry, experience virtual facility tours, and learn to calculate home and school water conservation audits.  After each workshop, Scouts will have the tools to educate their communities about water conservation and stewardship.

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Online Story Time,
Pre-K – 3rd Grade

Younger students learn that water is shared by plants, animals and people in different environments through engaging stories read by Metropolitan’s trained staff. Story times improve reading, writing, and communication skills. Metropolitan staff can work with parents, teachers and educators to select lively stories aligned with learning goals. Selected water-themed stories engage students with open-ended questions that foster critical thinking, logic and concentration, as well as cultivate a lifelong love of reading.

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