Water Wise Youth Education
Water Wise Youth is an exciting University of Arizona Cooperative Extension water conservation youth education program sponsored by Cochise County and the City of Sierra Vista, Arizona.
2013 Poster Contest Winners shown below!
Benson Middle School Student Genesis V.poses with Tess Jurek, Water Wise Youth Educator,in front of her Rain Water Harvesting Science Fair Project. Water Wise Youth encourages students to participate in water and science related school activities. Genesis’ project has been selected for the 2013 YES fair.
Water Wise Youth is designed to help teachers incorporate water education in the classroom. An instructional specialist from the program is available during school hours to help local teachers by leading presentations, activities and discussions with provided curriculum material. Water Wise Youth resources Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) lessons.
Curriulum guide containing over 33 lessons about water, water harvesting and lots of hands-on activities for K-12 with an emphasis on 5-8 grades!
We are here to help you!
Contact Tess Jurek
Water Wise Youth Instructional Specialist at:
520-458-8278 Ext. 2226
2013 Water Wise Youth Photo Contest
Theme: “Our Water, Our River"
16th annual water conservation poster contest for grades 3-8 in eight Sierra Vista area schools. 275 great submissions challenged local judges.
Thank you to everyone who entered!
Grand Prize Winner
Eighth Grade: Carmen Rosado, Imagine Charter School. Teachers: Mrs. Floss and Mrs. Martin
Third Grade: First Place: Ysabel Dodson, Imagine Charter School. Teachers: Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Martin
Fourth Grade: First Place: Shelby Lyn Quiroz, Pueblo del Sol Elementary School. Teacher: Mrs. McComish
Fifth Grade: First Place: Kaylee Amick, Bella Vista Elementary School. Teacher: Mrs. Young
Sixth Grade: First Place: Anita Santiago, Imagine Charter School. Teachers: Ms. Zimpleman and Mrs. Martin
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