Fourth Graders Learn About the Water Cycle at Water Festival
Over 650 fourth-grade students from six of our elementary schools recently attended the Project Wet Water Festival at Alta Vista Park in Northern Peoria. This year’s water festival is the second annual event for our northern schools.
Peoria Unified, in partnership with University of Arizona Project Wet staff, volunteers from the City of Peoria and Wells Fargo Bank taught our fourth graders about water conservation, watersheds, the water cycle, and the importance of ground water. Teachers received training prior to the field trip and took lessons back to the classroom to teach the Arizona science standards to their students.
Students, teachers, parents, and community members had fun learning about water and the importance of conservation and caring for our watersheds. Volunteers had a new appreciation for what it means to teach, and our students learned that community members truly care about their future.
Peoria fourth graders in the southern part of our district are looking forward to the sixth annual water festival on February 6, 2020.