Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Healthy Water, Healthy People

An innovative water quality education program sponsored by Project WET and the Hach Scientific Foundation, offering hands-on activity guides, testing kits, training, and much more. 

GOAL: The goal of Healthy Water, Healthy People is to facilitate and promote the awareness, appreciation, knowledge, stewardship, and understanding of water quality topics and issues and to make evident the interdependence between science education and the public.  Workshop participants learn to assess physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of local streams in order to understand how water quality is affected by human activity.

AUDIENCE: Healthy Water, Healthy People is for anyone interested in learning and teaching about contemporary water quality education topics.

* Upper Elementary through Secondary School Teachers

* Science Methods, Science Education and Environmental Science Professors

* River and Lake Monitoring Program Leaders, Drinking Water and Wastewater Plant Operators and Educators, Land and Water Managers, Conservation District and Extension Agents, Urban Program Members, Health Care Educators and Providers, Scientists, and Policy Makers

* Citizens – Anyone interested in Water Quality

For information about the Healthy Water, Healthy People program in Ohio contact:

Dennis Clement,Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Education                                                 P.O. Box 1049,  Columbus, OH 43216-104     Phone (614) 644-2048   E-mail dennis.clement@epa.state.oh.us

Web:  www.epa.state.oh.us/oeef and www.healthywater.org

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