Resources

Resources to help shape the future of the Aqueduct & Owens Valley

Education Links

LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles Times’  Water, Energy, the Environment and You (access limited to Los Angeles City School Teachers) http://nieonline.com/latimes/guides.cfm

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power educational programs: www.ladwp.com/ladwp/faces/ladwp/aboutus/a-inourcommunity/a-ioc-educationalprograms

CALIFORNIA

California Environmental Protection Agency – Education and the Environment Initiative www.californiaeei.org/

The California Department of Water Resources www.water.ca.gov/education/wffcatalog.cfm  & www.water.ca.gov/water_education_materials.cfm

The California Energy Commission www.energyquest.ca.gov/teachers_resources/index.html

FOR ADULT ENGLISH LEARNERS

Adult ELS Teacher guide: anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/Details.aspx?itemNo=8312

Adult ESL Student workbook:  anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/Details.aspx?itemNo=8311

ABOUT THE AQUEDUCT, OWENS VALLEY, AND WATER

LADWP wsoweb.ladwp.com/Aqueduct/historyoflaa/index.htm

www.inyowater.org/Water_Resources/Chronology_1900_2008.pdf

Los Angeles Aqueduct Digital Platform – UCLA: http://digital.library.ucla.edu/aqueduct/

www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/ca/pdf/bakersfield/geology.Par.56332.File.dat/ovm07_guidebook.pdf

Cadillac Desert – 1: Mulhollands Dream youtube.com/watch?v=WxdemRM96mc

Owens Valley www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbUBB3MJTm0

www.youtube.com/watch?v=oh_9-vXBgz4 6

Mulholland Builds the Aqueduct www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJivaD2YNio

Welcome to the Anthropocene

Water in the American West www.slideshare.net/ecowest/water-in-the-american-west

Activities

WATER FOOTPRINT CALCULATORS

environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/change-the-course/water-footprint-calculator/

water.epa.gov/learn/kids/drinkingwater/kids_9-12.cfm

The water cycle game from NASA kids.earth.nasa.gov/droplet.html

Project WET: Discovering Drought KIDs Activity Booklet store.projectwet.org/index.php/drought-kids-activity-booklet.html

Data & Archives

www.waterdatahub.org/

New California Water Atlas  ca.statewater.org/

Owens Valley

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