Our Educational Mission – To SEEK out new opportunities, TEACH our future professionals, and INSPIRE environmental stewardship, while we REACH our communities and stakeholders. STIR the hearts and passions of our environmental leaders of tomorrow.
It is our goal at South Platte Renew to help improve environmental literacy within our community. Our Education and Outreach team is available to help educators with water education curriculum. The team provides expertise on being environmental stewards to the South Platte River including tours and educational events.
The following information and resources are available for educators, including homeschooling. These resources can be used to teach students about the water cycle and the water renewal process.
Water Cycle Information
The water cycle describes how water evaporates from the surface of the earth, rises into the atmosphere, cools and condenses into rain or snow in clouds, and falls again to the surface as precipitation.Learn more
Resources for Teachers
The South Platte Water Renewal Partners supports K-12 educators (including homeschooling groups) with information and resources about the water renewal process that complement classroom curriculum on water.Learn more
Resources for Parents
The South Platte Water Renewal Partners is a resource for parents and children learning about the water cycle, water pollution prevention and water conservation.Learn more
South Platte River Information
The South Platte River is one of the two principal tributaries of the Platte River. Flowing through Colorado and Nebraska, it is a major river of the American Midwest, Southwest and Mountain West. The river serves as the main source of water for eastern Colorado.Learn more