Assemblies & Mobile Splash Lab

 

School-Wide Assemblies (Grades K-6)*

The Water Authority is pleased to continue sponsoring assembly programs by “Shows That Teach” – specializing in performances that educate and motivate elementary school students.  When selecting one of our free school-wide assemblies, please choose the program that corresponds with the number of students at your school. We are only able to provide one school-wide assembly per school, per year.

*Partial funding from the state Department of Water Resources

Assembly Program No.1: H2O, Where Did You Go?

Requires student enrollment of at least 700

This exhilarating musical theatre-style performance focuses on the journey of water and why it is a natural resource that should be protected. While emphasizing water conservation, the show intertwines comedy and music to teach students about the water cycle, states of matter and other water facts. This school assembly will keep your K-6 students engaged for 45 minutes.

Concepts featured in this show:

• The journey of water
• How tap water gets to your home
• Aquifers and watersheds
• Water conservation

LOCATION: At your school

COST: FREE for your school

Click on video below to preview the show.

Assembly Program No.2: Waterology

Requires student enrollment of at least 200

Waterology is an energetic musical show about water science, water runoff and water conservation for grades K-6. Audiences are involved with songs, competitions, call-and-response skits and comedy that make this one-performer show memorable. Key phrases are translated into Spanish. The show also educates students about aquifers, water pollution caused by runoff into storm drains and the value of water.

Concepts featured in this show:

• A new watershed/storm drain model
• The water cycle
• Water is vital for living things
• What "conserve" means
• Three states of matter
• How water gets to our homes
• Gravity's effect on water

LOCATION: At your school

COST: FREE for your school

Click on video below to preview the show.

Assembly Program No.3: Hydro Game Show

Requires student enrollment of at least 200

Hydro Game Show is a fast-paced, interactive assembly program about water sources, water science and conservation for grades K-6. The team-based format coupled with comical “commercials” and a high-energy host make this one-person show memorable. The show also educates students about desalination, reservoirs and the value of water.

Concepts featured in this show:

• The water cycle
• Water is vital for living things
• What "conserve" means
• Three states of matter
• How water gets to our homes

LOCATION: At your school

COST: FREE for your school

TO SCHEDULE AN ASSEMBLY PROGRAM: Submit your request at www.showsthatteach.com/h2o.html. If you have questions, email scheduleassemblies@gmail.com.


Splash Science Mobile Lab (Grades 4-6)*

A field trip that comes to your school

Students in grades 4 to 6 investigate how water pollution affects the environment and wildlife, and they learn why it is important to conserve water. The Splash Science Mobile Lab is aligned with the California Science Content Standards and Environmental Education Principles and Concepts. Click here to learn more about the Splash Lab.

*Partial funding from the state Department of Water Resources

The Splash Lab is a completely self-contained mobile lab that provides students with hands-on science experience at your school, it includes:

• A new watershed/storm drain model
• State-of-the-art GIS computer stations
• A water conservation station
• A San Diego estuary station
• Microscopes with video projection
• Chemistry experiments
• Cooperative learning skills

LOCATION: At your school

COST: $733 paid to the San Diego County Office of Education. Check with your local water agency for possible assistance with funding.

TO SCHEDULE: Call the San Diego County Office of Education at (619) 491-3180.