Abstract or Description:
The Arizona NEMO (Non-point Education for Municipal Officials) program produced the maps and graphics that are part of this curriculum guide. The mission of the NEMO Program is to help communities manage their water and natural resources and reduce nonpoint source pollution. The Arizona Water Map is an educational tool for all ages. This curriculum guide, designed to assist educators in using the Map to teach about Arizona water resources, enhances the traditional curriculum. Maps, graphics and charts for students to interpret replace lengthy sidebar descriptions, on this edition. Lessons for the Arizona Water Map and nine maps, graphics or charts are described in detail below. Referenced Lesson Plans Arizona Project WET (APW) is a program of University of Arizona (Arizona Cooperative Extension, the Department of Agricultural Education and the Water Resources Research Center). APW has grown to be Arizona's leading water education program for teachers and students at all grade levels. APW offers a comprehensive set of lessons for teaching about Arizona's water resources. A description of each Curriculum Guide follows. Suggested lessons from these Guides are vehicles to teach the concepts covered in the nine graphic discussion pages.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Water Resources Research Center
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1501