College of Arts and Sciences


Science in the Summer Teacher Workshop

Water in the City - From Rooftops to Rivers




Congressman Chaka Fattah visited the workshop as teachers explored land and water models to enhance lessons that teach about the effects of stormwater and erosion.

August 2012 - Twenty-four pre-k to 8th grade teachers from GeoKids LINKS partner schools participated in three days of interactive sessions to increase their science content knowledge on the urban water cycle and stormwater management.

Activities included:

Support for this workshop was provided by the U. S. Department of Energy, Howard Hughes Medical Instittue, and Saint Joseph's University.

More educational resources on the urban water cycle and stormwater management: