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Website Area - Local Area

 

Website Name North East Water
Description Local information relating to water. Including storage levels in local dams, conservation tips, restriction details, treatment information and much more.
Website Address http://www.newater.com.au/

 
Website Name North East Catchment Management Authority
Description Local information relating to catchments in the North East on Victoria including river health, water quality, water resources, floodplain and Waterwatch programs.
Website Address http://www.necma.vic.gov.au/ 


Website Name NSW Murray Wetlands Working Group Inc
Description Local information relating to wetlands, the importance of wetlands, wetland rehabilitation and land management in wetland areas.
Website Address http://www.mwwg.org.au/

Website Area - State Wide

Website Name EPA
Description Ecological footprint calculator - schools checklist
Website Address https://www.epa.vic.gov.au/~/media/Publications/1216.pdf


Website Name Fish Care
Description Information and resources around fishing.
Website Address http://www.fishcare.org.au/


Website Name Fish n Kids - DPI NSW
Description Student targetted information on fishing, fish, conservation and fish as pets. Games, project information and more.
Website Address http://fishnkids.dpi.nsw.gov.au/


Website Name Melbourne Water
Description Information about tours, educational resources, multimedia presentation and information for projects. Melbourne based, but some useful information and tools for regional areas.
Website Address http://education.melbournewater.com.au/


Website Name Murray Darling Basin Authority - Lesson Packages
Description Concise, curriculum-linked lesson materials designed to support and enhance teaching by explaining the complex science of the Murray–Darling Basin, linking to high-quality resources, and engaging students with fun activity ideas.
Website Address https://www.mdba.gov.au/education/lesson-packages


Website Name Murray Darling Basin Authority - Fish Species
Description This double–sided, A1 size poster shows a selection of fish species found in the Murray–Darling Basin. One side has native fish species while the other side shows fish species introduced to the Basin.
Website Address https://www.mdba.gov.au/publications/products/native-fish-poster


Website Name Water Corporation of WA
Description Lesson plans on how we can use and save water.
Website Address https://www.watercorporation.com.au/home/education/teaching-resources/find-a-lesson-plan/lesson-plan/how-we-use-and-save-water


Website Name Sustainable Schools NSW
Description A comprehensive sustainable schools website for teachers.
Website Address https://www.sustainableschoolsnsw.org.au/teach


Website Name Yarra Valley water - Water School
Description A huge range of activities, lesson plan and multimedia student activities and stories around water. Some great on line activities for students here.
Website Address http://www.yvw.com.au/waterschool/

Website Area - Australia Wide

Website Name Bugasaurus Explorus - NSW Water Bug Survey
Description A NSW site that has some fantastic interactive educational games around water bugs. Including build a bug which introduces students to the adaptations of different water bugs.
Website Address http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/waterwatch/

Website Name Dolphin Research Institute
Description I sea, I care - Schools Ambassador Program
Website Address https://www.dolphinresearch.org.au/education/isic/

Website Name Green Plumbers
Description Looking for advice on infrastructure changes within the school for water conservation or re-use, then you may like to try to contact a local green plumber.
Website Address http://www.greenplumbingsolutions.com.au/

Website Name Groundwater Foundation
Description Lesson plans, experiments, games, puzzles and information on groundwater.
Website Address http://www.groundwater.org/kids/

Website Name Marine Education Society of Australia
Description Marine based information and activities.
Website Address http://www.mesa.edu.au/

Website Name NSW Murray Wetlands Working Group
Description Rehabilitating degraded wetlands and improving wetland management.
Website Address http://www.mwwg.org.au/

Website Name One Minute Shower
Description A site with supportive activities to investigate the value of short showers for water conservation.
Website Address http://www.oneminuteshower.com.au/

Website Name Reef HQ Aquarium
Description Games, puzzles and colouring in, relating to the Great Barrier Reef.
Website Address http://www.reefhq.com.au/home/lucky_t/message

Website Name Sydney Water
Description Contains a range of lesson plans and activities. Also has an interactive online water efficient house tour.
Website Address http://www.sydneywater.com.au/


Website Name Wetlandcare Australia
Description Comprises a teacher resource and study pack that highlights the diversity in Victorian wetlands, and assists students to learn about ecosystems and the interrelations of plants and animals.
Website Address https://conservationvolunteers.com.au/news/2016/05/victorian-wetland-care-teacher-resource-study-pack/

Website Area - International



Website Name USGS Water Science for Schools
Description An American site, however it has a huge range of information on water resources.
Website Address https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school


Website Name Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Education Center
Description In the wake of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, NOAA's Tsunami website provides news, video animation about theis disaster.  You can also find tsunami basics, preparedness information and an education section with teacher resources and information for kids.
Website Address http://web.vims.edu/bridge/?svr=www