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HRSD Classroom

Welcome to the HRSD Classroom, a network of information, resources, and games for teachers and students of all ages.

Amazing Aquifers!

What's an aquifer? What happens when we remove water from an aquifer? What does our aquifer look like? Students will answer these questions and more while building their own aquifer models. This module can be adjusted to meet the needs of any grade level classroom for a creative educational experience for all ages!

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CSI: Tracking Down the Pollution

Something bad is entering our water system, and we don't know where it's coming from! Students in middle school classrooms can help us solve our pollution problem by investigating chemicals, nutrients and pH in water samples and using their critical thinking caps to catch our culprit.

Version A: Map (pdf), Worksheet (pdf)

Version B: Map (pdf), Worksheet (pdf)

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Washing Water

Help us Wash Water by designing, building and testing water filters. This STEM module for middle school classrooms requires students to use their thinking, reasoning, investigative and creative skills as they work together to improve our water's quality.

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What's Wastewater?

Have you ever wondered what's in the water that arrives at our wastewater treatment plants? Is there anything in it that shouldn't be? Students in upper elementary school classrooms use their reading, measuring and thinking skills on a journey through the morning in a typical household to make their own "wastewater." Don't worry, there's no need to hold your nose!


What Not To Flush

Determine what items should (and shouldn't!) be flushed down the drain through a hands-on, water-based activity. Ideal for early elementary school classrooms, this module encourages students to become Sewer Stewards while they have fun and get messy!


Contact Information

Sarah Crawford, Community Educator: - 757.353.0081