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Lessons and activities about water and water conservation GRADES 3–8

The How Water Works program will help you and your students better understand where your water comes from. Use these engaging ELA and STEM materials to teach your students about the science and value of water.

Lessons & Activities

Support water conservation with these STEM- and ELA-focused resources.

LESSON Rethinking Wastewater Grades 3–5 DOWNLOAD
ACTIVITY Which Water? Grades 3–5 DOWNLOAD
LESSON Designing Around Water Grades 6–8 DOWNLOAD
ACTIVITY Design a “Water” Park Grades 6–8 DOWNLOAD


Extend the learning with these engaging digital activities.


Try these fun experiments that demonstrate water cycles and systems.

EXPERIMENT 1 Model Aquifer Grades 3–8 DOWNLOAD NOW
EXPERIMENT 2 Water System Grades 3–8 DOWNLOAD NOW
EXPERIMENT 3 Archimedes Pump Grades 3–8 DOWNLOAD NOW


The Water Cycle: Where does your water come from?