• AquaSTEM: Systems Thinking Professional Development

    3-D Learning and Systems Thinking Professional Development Academy moves online, dates for completion are June 3rd, 4th, and 5th 2020. In this virtual workshop, teachers will learn about the four simple system thinking patterns and will be able to teach students to ask questions, define problems, and understand real world solutions.


  • AquaSTEM: The World of Water Teacher Academy

    The World of Water Teacher Academy moves online, June 9 to July 17, 2020. This virtual workshop for 6th-12th grade teachers will explore how and why Arizona’s hydrological system is unique!


  • AquaSTEM: Riparian Habitat Exploration Academy

    Riparian Habitat Exploration Academy moves online, staring June 8, 2020. This exploration academy virtual workshop for 6th-12th grade teachers will explain how to make their students into field scientists!


  • APW Programs Move Online for Virtual Classrooms!

    To help slow the spread of COVID-19, our APW team is excited to continue our teaching online! Scroll to see our upcoming virtual workshops and programs.


  • Explore the Colorado

    Explore the Colorado: STEM Teacher Academy moves online, June 1-2, 2020. 50 teachers will join us to explore the history and importance of the Colorado River!


  • 2020 Water Solutions: Past, Present, and Future

    2020 Water Solutions: Past, Present, and Future: An APW and SRP STEM Academy transitions to online, June 15-19, 2020. 35 teachers will join us to learn about the Verde and Salt River’s legacy in central Arizona!


  • Water Scene Investigation

    Become a Water Investigator to calculate your household water usage and find out how much water you can save with a money-saving faucet aerator, which we deliver to you for free!


  • AquaSTEM: Rainwater Harvesting

    Rainwater Harvesting STEM Academy Moves Online, June 10 to July 24, 2020. 6th-12th grade teachers join us for this workshop to integrate science and engineering practices to build solutions to solve real-world problems! 

Arizona Project WET (APW) develops water stewardship and STEM literacy by providing teacher professional development that evolves instructional practice and deepens content knowledge, direct student outreach that delivers or extends classroom learning, and community engagement.

Since we are not in schools and classrooms, during this COVID-19 crisis, we have adapted our programs for classrooms and use at home.

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