Water on Wheels/Wheat Week

Water on Wheels (WOW) offers FREE lessons for Kindergarten through high school public and private schools, and informational presentations at community events throughout eastern Washington.

WOW lessons include lively hands-on demonstrations, educational games, and grade-level materials to help give students a better understanding of water, soil and energy conservation. Teachers are able to have just one lesson or a series of conservation-minded lessons presented over a period of time.

In partnership with the Franklin Conservation District, WOW lessons were provided to 823 students and 35 teachers in the Zillah, Sunnyside, Grandview, Outlook, Granger,Wapato, and Mabton school districts for the 2011-2012 school year.

Wheat Week offers "hands-on" lessons pertaining to wheat, water, soil, salmon, dams and energy. It is offered to grades 4-7 in eastern Washington. For the 2012-2013 school year, the Wheat Week program reached 176 students and 17 teachers.

For more information on WOW or Wheat Week contact the Franklin Conservation District.