SAWS Education: Lessons for Learners
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Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 663.7'
10/18/17 - Official

The Edwards aquifer and its catchment area in the San Antonio region is about 8,000 square miles and includes all or part of 13 counties in south-central Texas.

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Year-Round Watering Hours

Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed any day of the week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.

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Lessons for Learners

Lessons for Learners

Experiments, problem-solving activities and research topics suitable for home or school projects.

Elementary
Water Goes Up and Down 2,740kb
Target Audience: 2nd-5th Grade Time: 30-40 minutes
Subject: Water Cycle  

Learn the steps of the water cycle through a song and a water cycle wheel

The Returning Raindrop 877kb
Target Audience: 2nd-5th Grade Time: 90 Minutes
Subject: Water Cycle  

Learn about the water cycle and build a classroom model to explain how it works

Shedding Light on Watersheds 878kb
Target Audience: 3rd-5th Grade Time: 60 minutes
Subject: Watersheds  

Learn what watersheds are by creating a model of one 

Scarcity and Citizenship 691kb
Target Audience: 3rd-5th Grade Time: 90 Minutes
Subject: Citizenship  

Scarcity of water is a real issue in San Antonio. This activity introduces you to the idea of scarcity and what you can do about it 

San Antonio Envirosnack 291kb
Target Audience: Kinder-5th grades Time: 20 minutes
Subject: Environment  

A fun and edible science project

How Much Water 250kb
Target Audience: 1st-5th grade Time: 60 minutes
Subject: Availability of Water  

Comprehension exercise designed to familiarize students with how much water is on the Earth.

H2O Down Below 592kb
Target Audience: 2nd-5th Grade Time: 45 minutes
Subject: Groundwater  

An activity to understand groundwater, aquifers and wells

H2O Activities for Infants 236kb
Target Audience: Infants Time: Various
Subject: Water Activities  

Use these activities to teach your infant how much fun water can be.

Fluffy and Wet 357kb
Target Audience: Kindergarten Time: 30-45 minutes
Subject: Clouds  

Help Kindergarten students understand how clouds are formed and why they are important to the water cycle

Density of Liquids 339kb
Target Audience: 3rd-5th Grade Time: 30 minutes
Subject: Liquid Density  

What type of liquid is the most dense?

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