Water Science and Conservation
Texas Water Development Board
Rainwater Harvesting Service Learning Project part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
Students will gain an understanding of the history, benefits, and components of a rainwater harvesting system and partner with community members to design and build a rainwater harvesting system for their school.
Put Some Blue In Your Green School part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
Put Some Blue In Your Green School is a service learning project to help schools become efficient water users and to raise awareness about the need for good stewardship practices for water resources within the community. In this project, students will: Analyze the water use (indoor/outdoor) at their school Work with community partners to raise awareness about the need to conserve water Enact behavioral and structural changes to conserve water Note: This activity is designed as a framework to provide guidance and resources for the instructor. It is expected that the activity will be adapted to serve the needs of the students and community partners.