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Teacher Toolkit Resources

The Classroom Challenge is no longer active,
but this site subsection with the former program's handbook, resources, and web series remains available as our Teacher Toolkit to help you tackle your local water issues!

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Teacher Ambassadors
Students with Special Needs Tips
Classroom Management Tips
6th Grade Curriculum Integration
5th Grade Curriculum Integration
4th Grade Curriculum Integration

Competition Handbooks

Download a full handbook, complete with student pages, tips on curriculum integration for Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards, along with all necessary submission materials. Submission documents are also provided individually for convenience.

Access a Google Doc version of the handbook here (Make a copy to get your own editable version) or download the PDF version below.

Click the Icon to Download the Full Handbook

Resource Download

Resources for all grades. If choosing a Google Doc version, please make a copy under the File menu in order to access your own editable version of the form.

Grants & Water Links

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Looking for water project grants? Links on water-related environmental issues? These resources are not sponsored by Cal Water, nor officially affiliated with Cal Water's Tap Into Learning, but they may be of help to your classroom. Dive in!

Water Smart Grant Resources



Is your teacher looking for project funding for a classroom water project? They can find the application and follow-up forms for Tap Into Learning's Water Smart Grants here - offering $100 grants to support classroom water projects.

A Splash of Creativity Resources

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Download a submission form for A Splash of Creativity and find sample artwork to inspire your Splash of Creativity submission.