Water on Wheels/Wheat Week/JR Drain Rangers

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 1015 students and 50 teachers in the Harrah, Outlook, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Wapato, and Zillah school districts for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 school year, the Wheat Week program reached 1697 students and 53 teachers in Outlook, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Wapato, and Zillah schools.

JR Drain Rangers is a stormwater education program for students in kindergarten, first, and second grades. Students will identify a problem in their community and brainstorm solutions. They participate in hands-on activities, games, and engage in discussion about stormwater pollution and how to prevent it. Junior Drain Rangers lessons are designed to be hands-on, and interactive.

For more information on WOW, Wheat Week, or JR Drain Rangers contact the Franklin Conservation District.