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.
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.
or call our
Water Wise Youth Instructional Specialist at: 520-458-8278 x 2226
2013 YES (Youth, Engineering and Science) Fair
Water Harvesting Selection
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 was selected for the 2013 YES fair.
2013 Water Wise Youth Poster 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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