The Town of Gilbert Water Conservation division offers an education program for 4th grade classes to teach children the importance of water in the desert and how to conserve it.
The program consists of an interactive presentation of the water cycle and Gilbert's water resources. This standard-aligned presentation is interesting and participatory for the students.
To schedule a 4th grade classes for this free program, e-mail Water Conservation Specialist Haley Paul or call her at (480) 503-6896. The Water Scene Investigation program (targeted for 6th graders) is also available upon request.
Programs are available to the Higley Unified School District, Gilbert Public Schools, and private and charter schools within the Town of Gilbert.
Gilbert Water Festival
The Town of Gilbert also supports a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) event called the Water Festival. Run by the University of Arizona Project WET, the Water Festival immerses youth in a day-long educational field trip all about their water resources.