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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 - 2014 Curriculum Guide for Teachers

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.

Catch RainYouth Curriculum

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2013 YES (Youth, Engineering and Science) Fair

Water Harvesting Selection

YES Fair Entry

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.


Hydrology of the San Pedro River, Arizona video



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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