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Speakers & Presentations

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Speakers & Presentations

EMWD provides classroom presentations at more than 125 schools throughout it’s service area. Classroom presentations can be done as a freestanding water education activity.

For more information about speakers, tours, or presentations, please contact EMWD’s Education team at 951-928-3777, ext. 4350.

Career Days

Many schools hold career days and fairs each year. EMWD provides speakers that represent many of its occupations, to tell students just what they do in a day’s work.

Educational Presentations 

EMWD provides special presentations tailored to each teacher’s own classroom activities relating to water education.

Dewie the Dragon Flannel Board Presentation: Grades K-2

Length of Presentation: 20-30 Minutes

Dewie and her friends notice the beautiful lake in the forest begins to disappear because the King is being very wasteful. The presentation touches on the water cycle and conservation issues at various levels depending on the grade level. The presentation includes activities for students.

Gobi’s Adventure Flannel Board Presentation: Grades K-2

Length of Presentation: 20-30 Minutes

Gobi, the water drop and his friend, Aguat, travel from their rain cloud above the Colorado River down to earth and have an adventure in trying to reunite as Gobi and Aguat learn the truth about California Friendly Plants and discover the importance of water conservation. Flannel board story about outside water conservation includes a Gobi’s Adventure book to be used as a class set. This is a great reinforcement tool for the teacher to use throughout the year. 

Groundwater Flow Model: Grades 4-9

Length of Presentation: 30-45 Minutes

The groundwater model provides students with a cutaway view of the earth so that they may see how groundwater moves, is stored, and pumped for use. Students can also examine the ease at which groundwater may be contaminated. Presentation runs 30-45 minutes.

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