In this section
- Reading materials and list
- Make a water cycle wristband
- Create a bountiful butterfly garden
- Make an origami water cup
- Make a water conservation catcher
- Make an edible aquifer
- Water cycle in a bag
- Inflatable globe toss
- How much water are you eating?
- What if
- Conservation posters
- Rap it up
- Water songs
- Where’s the water going
- Water conservation log
Other helpful information
Water Conservation Challenge
An entire school can participate, or individual classrooms.
Earn recognition as a guardian of Florida’s water resources.
Accept the challenge.
- Teachers and students decide which water conservation behaviors they want to adopt, and sign a conservation pledge card.
- Schools or classrooms conduct at least one in-school activity and one outreach activity of their choosing to explore water conservation.
- Create water conservation posters, and display them around the school.
- Decorate conservation messages on local grocery store bags, return them for customers to use and/or display in local libraries and businesses.
- Hold a water walk for students who ask others to sign the water conservation pledge.
- Conduct a reading and writing exercise around water conservation.
- Provide water conservation tips in the school’s newsletter or morning announcements.
- Have each student complete the interactive home water use survey. Then complete the survey again after 30 days of applying conservation changes.
- Establish in-school conservation goals and conduct water audits. Make necessary repairs to leaks, drips, faucets, restrooms, and document repairs.
- Create posters, placemats or signs for a local restaurant to display.
- Plant a waterwise landscape at school or a local business using the waterwise plant database.
- Ask a local radio station to interview students about water conservation.
- Explore and implement The Great Water OdysseySM program.
- Pledge card templates online (some stock available on a first-come first-served basis).
- Certificates of participation recognizing the school or classroom.
- Online activity ideas.
- Recognition on the St. Johns River Water Management District’s website.