Arizona Project WET (APW) has grown to be Arizona's leading water education program for teachers and students at all grade levels. APW receives grant funds from federal, state, city, and public and private companies to deliver research-based, quality professional development workshops for teachers. This funding makes educational curricula and resources that meet the Arizona State Academic Standards available to teachers at no cost to them.
The SWAP teaches standards-based content through relevant applied project-based learning, empowering students to be responsible water stewards and to own their discoveries and learning. The 12 unit curriculum develops and improves critical thinking skills by engaging students in structured inquiry, moving to guided inquiry and finally to student-driven inquiry as they work through the indoor school water audit and then through the outdoor water audit.