Authors/producers: Dr. Judy Dudley, NIFA, FALCON, Native Waters on Arid Lands

Description: This community college curriculum includes a series of 10 modules focused on water quality and testing, sustainability planning, climate modeling and change impacts, and green power. While it was designed for the community college level, these resources can also be adapted for the high school level. Readings and supplemental content used in the modules are open-access; neither students nor instructors need to purchase materials for these modules. The material on this page is based upon work supported by USDA under the Women and Minorities in STEM Award 2020-38503-31952.


Region Topics Grade Level Suggested NGSS
Various Water Characteristics, Weather and Climate, Water Cycles and Watersheds, Climate Models, Water Abundance, Water for Life, Water and Transportation, Water and Energy, Water Quality, Water Regulations High HS-ESS2-4, HS-ESS3-5, HS-ESS3-1, HS-ESS3-3, HS-ESS3-4, HS-ESS3-6