Earth School brings fifth graders outside, on school grounds, for a hands-on presentation about Austin's watersheds, the Edwards Aquifer, water quality, pollution prevention, and flood safety. The program is aligned with state standards and offered to schools in Austin for FREE by the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department.

Students model water flow in a watershed and aquifer, identify pollution threats and learn about flood safety and actions they can take to help protect water quality. These hands-on experiences build background knowledge and engage students in science inquiry relevant to their daily lives and local community. Content is correlated to the state standards and can enrich lessons about landforms, water and the environment. To schedule a presentation for your class send an email to Jessica Gordon or call

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