Educational Resources

These activities and resources are a fun way to learn about the MWRD and how to protect the water environment. 

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Pipe-Up Family Game| WEF

Parents, our friends at the Water Environment Federation and American Water Works Association have introduced a fun way for you and your family to learn how to protect the waterways. Download a copy today.

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Watercycle Kids | U.S. Geological Service (USGS)

Hey, kids! Learn all about the water cycle from our friends at U.S. Geological Service (USGS). Have fun!

The Water Cycle - English Version Poster
El Ciclo del Agua - Spanish Version Poster

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For Kids/Educators | Time for School

Kid and Teachers, MWRD would like you to have fun while learning.

Word Find

 

 

 

Future Water Industry Professionals

Have you ever considered a career in the water industry? The MWRD has over 250 different types of jobs.

 

Color it Blue

 

 

 

Color It Blue, 16-page coloring book 

Spanish Version

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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service 

 

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has a great 24-page coloring book that helps children learn as they color. Young soil explorers will discover how Mighty Mini Microbe and her band of superheroes help take care of plants, people, and planet Earth.

Coloring Sheet

 

 

Wastewater Treatment Cycle 

Small Coloring Sheet

Large Coloring Sheet

 

 

 

Protect Waterways

 

 

 

 

 

 

Protect our Waterways Flashcards

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WaterSense Kids | US EPA

When it comes to saving water, everyone can help—and kids can make a big difference! Learn about water conservation for kids—and adults!—at WaterSense!

Coloring Page

 

 

Curious City: The complex
journey of Chicago sewage beyond the toilet

   
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How Chicago Reversed Its River:
An Animated History