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Aug 11, 2016 | AquaSTEM Program Launch a Success | At the newly crafted Systems Thinking STEM Academy, teachers prepared to bring water into their classrooms while integrating science, technology, engineering and math into their curricula. Arizona Project WET (APW) created three Aqua STEM units for the Academy that guide students and teachers through lessons about rainwater harvesting, riparian ecosystems, and water audits while thinking from multidiscipline STEM perspectives. Aqua STEM students will end their school year with skills and ideas that can change the world.
Jul 15, 2016 | APW | Tucson Water customers learn about the fruitful partnership between Tucson Water and APW.
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Apr 22, 2016 | Beyond The Mirage: Water Science For The Video Generation | APW helped with making an interactive documentary about the Southwest's water problems.
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Apr 12, 2016 | AMWUA | The Finley Farms WSI was such a great success, it drew the attention of the Arizona Municipal Water Association.
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Sep 21, 2015 | APWStudents Gain Hands-on Experience at Water Festival | The Flagstaff Water Festival got APW's 2015 school year off to a great start!
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Sep 21, 2015 | Flagstaff Water Festival | Arizona Project WET's recent Flagstaff Water Festival was a huge success. Over 700 students, teachers, volunteers, and parents participated in this event, which caught the attention of local media outlets.
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Aug 10, 2015 | Teachers learn about water from SRP, Project WET | "'I wanted to learn some background information and find new ideas to teach students about water,' Waymack said. 'I’ve learned so many things that are pertinent to what I teach in the classroom.' The purpose of the workshop is to educate teachers who will impact hundreds of students every year in the classroom, said Kevin Rolfe, who manages the SRP education program."
Aug 10, 2015 | Making Space for Monarchs and Students | Students from across the Phoenix area came together through the spring of 2015 to create a large pollinator garden at the Rio Salado Restoration Habitat Area.
Jul 30, 2015 | SRP Pulse | APW and SRP partner on 5-day STEM academy for teachers!
May 08, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET's Water Scene Investigation (WSI) program in Maricopa County engaged 738 sixth grade students in the home water audit within the Gilbert and Higley School districts.
May 08, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET's Water Investigations Program (WIP) helps teachers transform their instructional practices through the integration of STEM disciplines.
May 08, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Created by Arizona Project WET, the Arizona Water Festival (AWF) program has reached over 77,000 students statewide since the year 2000.
May 01, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET (APW) has partnered with Tucson Water (TW) to provide a series of self-guided tours at the Sweetwater Wetlands via smartphone.
Apr 03, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Beyond The Mirage, an innovative web-based experience, was selected as the winner of The New Arizona Prize: Water Consciousness Challenge and walked away with the $100,000 grand prize.
Mar 27, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Tucson Water, Arizona Project WET (APW), and students from Wilson K-8 School recently completed a school water audit that was six years in the making.
Mar 13, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET's 4th Annual Gilbert Water Festival, which was held Thursday, March 5, drew 900 fourth graders from Gilbert Public Schools.
Feb 27, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | On Feb. 19, Casa Grande's 700 fourth graders gathered at the soccer fields outside Mesquite Elementary School to learn about Arizona's water resources during the Casa Grande Water Festival.
Feb 20, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Amphitheater Public Schools, Tucson Water and Arizona Project WET (APW) announce some pretty impressive numbers that have students across the state saving millions of gallons of water for their schools every year.
Feb 13, 2015 | Water Use It Wisely | The work of Arizona Project WET was featured in the Water Use It Wisely blog, written by Tina Sleep, a Water Resource Specialist with the City of Phoenix Water Services Department.
Feb 09, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET (APW) needs volunteers to help fourth graders learn about water science and conservation using science models on Thursday, February 19 at the Casa Grande Water Festival. Volunteers will be grouped in teams with their friends, family, and colleagues, and be trained to use interactive models that help students learn using fun activities and games. Everything is provided, including activities, materials, games - even lunch! If you'd like to take part, please RSVP and attend one of the short volunteer training sessions offered on February 17 and 18. If you have a group of volunteers, you can schedule your own training. Contact Chuck Dugan ( / (520) 836-5221 Ext. 210) to volunteer.


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