Book a Virtual Field Trip
Can’t visit the Boise WaterShed? Let us visit your virtual classroom by connecting our education staff to your students. The following lessons can be taught on-line to your K-12 students:
- Wonderful Water Cycle (K – 3rd grade)
- Watershed Investigators (2nd grade)
- Weather Science (2nd – 3rd grade)
- Water Conservation (3rd – 6th grade)
- Explore Your Watershed (3rd – 6th grade)
- Water Renewal Tour Overview (4th – 12th grade)
- Water Resources PowerPoint (7th – 12th grade)
Lesson descriptions can be found here. Use the Request form to schedule at least 2 weeks in advance of your desired program date.
Virtual Water Renewal Tour
The Boise WaterShed is located at the West Boise Water Renewal Facility, a popular tour destination for students to learn how their used water is treated. Explore the treatment process at home or in your virtual classroom.
Lesson Plans and Tutorials
From our partners at Project WET, explore free water education lessons and tutorials for K-12 students on the themes of Watersheds, Health and Hygiene, Properties of Water, Water Availability and Climate Change to name a few topics.
Professional Development Course
The Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 is now offered online! The training gives educators information about Project WET and leads them through activities from Guide 2.0. It also includes required workshop components such as practice teaching, information on educational standards related to the activities and internet resources, all in a self-paced interactive format. At the completion of the 6-hour training, educators will receive a print copy of the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0, which contains 64 activities, and certification as a Project WET educator. Cost $40. Pay an additional $60 and complete additional pre- and post-activities to earn 1 P.D. credit through U of I. Email us to learn more.
In-Person Professional Development Courses
Check out our planned in-person Project WET workshops for July!