The Clean Water Program contract with excellent environmental education organizations to provide free programs to schools within Alameda County. Listed below are the providers selected for school year 2017/18 and summaries of their programs.
The Storm Drain Rangers Program educates 3rd through 5th grade students in Alameda county about reducing storm water pollution. Through hands-on investigations, students learn about watersheds, neighborhood-creek-bay-ocean connections, urban runoff pollution and storm water pollution prevention. The Storm Drain Rangers Program consists of three classroom lessons in which students are taught environmental concepts that address California State Science and Social Science Standards. Hands-on activities include creating a clay model of the Bay-Delta Estuary ecosystem, conducting a neighborhood storm drain pollution survey and clean-up, and creating colorful informational posters to teach others about storm drain pollution.
Your K-3 students loved Froggy’s earlier adventures in Froggy to the Rescue, Froggy Takes a Vacation and last year’s Froggy Talk Radio. His campaign to keep Alameda County’s water nice and clean continues in The Froggy Report.
The number of programs offered is limited, and slots are allocated by area on a first come first served basis. If you would like to sign up for a program for school year 2017/2018, please reach out to the provider or contact us.