Online Education Center

Online Water Education Activities for Your Family!

Important Notice About Public Events:

Moulton Niguel Water District is following the guidance of state and federal agencies by canceling all public events until further notice. While we have postponed some of our in-person educational programs, we hope you take advantage of these online resources available for your entire family to enjoy!

Note: The links below will open in a new window. These external websites are not maintained by Moulton Niguel. External links include educational videos on YouTube, we recommend establishing a kid-safe YouTube environment, please visit YouTube Kids Parental Guide for more information. 

Water Education Videos

Moulton Niguel Water District – Big Data, Big Ideas!

Moulton Niguel Water District General Manager, Joone Lopez, and Director of Financial Planning and Innovation, Johnathan Cruz, explain how data is transforming the water industry

Department of Water Resources – Water We Do! It’s Up to Me and You!

A friendly salmon explains the hows and whys of saving water

Department of Water Resources – The Water Cycle  

Learn about the water cycle and the infrastructure that delivers water to our homes

Department of Water Resources – Water: Who Needs it?

An exploration of what we need water for, where it comes from, and why we should conserve

Interactive Resources

Moulton Niguel Water District Watershed Word Search 

This free printable word search for kids is based on a Watershed theme. Download by clicking the link below.

Link: Click Here To Download Printable Word Search

Education Resources From the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Elevating student’s understanding of water is accomplished by engaging them in meaningful learning. MET’s Education Unit provides programs, supplemental materials, workshops, virtual field trips, teacher in-services and classroom presentations geared from pre-K to college.

Link: https://www1.mwdh2o.com/DocSvcsPubs/Education_Site/index.html

 

U.S. Geological Survey’s Water Science School

USGS offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.

Link: https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school

 

Project WET’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Wash) Training

Project WET offers an interactive online module to help educate students about sanitation and hygiene.

Link: https://www.projectwet.org/programs/wash 

 

Project WET’s Discover the Role of Water in Our Lives

Project WET offers interactive activities about water topics including water cycle, ocean, fresh water, watersheds, water conservation and protection, indirect and direct water use.

Link: https://www.discoverwater.org/ 

 

Municipal Water District of Orange County 

Grab-and-Go Water Activities

MWDOC offers free, self-guided water activities to encourage students to think deeply about their connection to the world around them, and inspire them to make smart decisions to protect the natural resources we depend on every day. Designed for Orange County K-12 teachers, parents, and students, these hands-on activities can be done in the classroom, or at home with the whole family.

Link: Grab-and-Go Water Activities | MWDOC

 

Discovery Cube Connect

Online Connection for STEM Resources, Science Activities, Videos an More!

Discovery Cube Connect offers free online activities to encourage students to think deeply and discover new things about the world around them.

Link: Discovery Cube Connect

 

Shrink the Cycle

It can take thousands of years for one water molecule to move its way through the entire water cycle. Create your own mini-water cycle model at home!

Link: Shrink the Cycle

 

Engineering an Aqueduct

Put you engineer cap on as you design, build, and test your own aqueduct maze to learn how we transport water.

Link: Engineering an aqueduct

 

Splish Splash
Make Your Own Water Filter

Design and build you own water filter using common household items. Then watch as your water is cleaned before your eyes.

Link: Make Your Own Water Filter

 

The Water Recycling 360 Experience

Enter the interactive, 360-degree world of the Michelson Water Recycling Plant! There you can explore and play games to discover how sewer water makes its way through the plant and gets cleaned by all sorts of interesting technologies. Don’t forget to uncover all the discoveries and inventions in the Water Sanitation Exploration Station and see how many Clean Water New Drops and Dirty Water Eww Drops you can collect!

Link: Water Recycling 360