- Audience: Children aged 13-17. This activity can be done in a classroom, an after-school program, or at a community youth center.
- Students can better understand the possible effects of different land-use and water-use policy scenarios on ecosystem services and biodiversity.
What’s the commitment?
- 2 hours to prepare materials, coordinate with a school, and identify a local expert in water management
- 90 minutes for the presentation and activity
- If a field trip to a nature preserve is included, this becomes a half-day activity.
- Activity presentation
- Volunteer guide to the team activity
- Creek Watch is a project developed at the IBM Almaden Research lab, in consultation with the California State Water
Resources Control Board. You can download a free iPhone application that enables you to help monitor the health of your
local watershed. Free iPhone application
Asked Questions about Activity Kits for volunteers