Help your students develop the core science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills needed for school and career achievement. Through STEMhero, all students read their home or school’s utility meters, synthesize and interpret consumption data, and engineer and test real-world solutions to save water and energy. MMWD is sponsoring a limited number of teacher licenses (valued at $199/year), which allow for unlimited access for your students for one year. Visit STEMhero.com to learn more about this hands-on, standards-aligned curriculum, then call 415-945-1458 or email our School Program to find out how to participate.
Grades K-6 Learn all about watersheds and water conservation in a lively and humorous musical performance! This show is presented by ZunZun, an award-winning performing arts group specializing in environmental education. Every year ZunZun and MMWD create a new assembly celebrating water. This year’s assembly will be fun, engaging, and filled with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) information and ideas!Minimum attendance of 100 students is required. Bilingual (Spanish-English) shows are available. Please email ZunZun to schedule.
Grades 5-College Students ages 10 and up can earn service learning credits by volunteering on the Mt. Tamalpais Watershed. Reserve a spot at one of our Saturday Trail Crew or Habitat Restoration events. In the spring train to be a Turtle Observer and monitor the lakes and educate the public about our native pond turtles. Customized field projects may be available by request. Youth under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. For additional information or to schedule, call 415-945-1128 or email our Volunteer Program.
Partner Program: Trout in the Classroom
Grades K-12 Through the process of hatching trout eggs and releasing fish in to an approved waterway, students gain a deep understanding of the importance of clean habitat, what animals need to survive, and the role students can play to make this happen. Teachers complete a workshop and receive financial and volunteer assistance through North Bay Trout Unlimited, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, MMWD, One Tam, and AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards Project. For information, visit the classroom aquarium website or contact Ethan Rotman.