Ripple Effect develops curriculum and teaching tools to help teachers bring water literacy into their classrooms. In addition to comprehensive, multi-week units, the below resources are freely available for teachers to download and teach.

  • Station 15, a documentary film directed by Ripple Effect Artist-in-Residence, Kira Akerman, follows the learning journey of a New Orleans teenager named Chasity Hunter, and is the basis for a Ripple Effect water literacy unit.
  • Why Does It Flood Here Sometimes?

    This presentation introduces students to the fundamentals of New Orleans water infrastructure, which builds toward greater understanding of how intense rain storms can cause major flooding.

  • Station 15 Curriculum

    This curriculum centers on Station 15, a short documentary about high school student Chasity Hunter, who investigates her city’s infrastructure and interviews local water experts, finding her own voice along the way.

  • Water Literacy Field Trip Guide

    Interested in learning more about local organizations, sites, and projects that support water literacy? This resource contains a list of field trip and enrichment opportunities for teachers, students and families in and around New Orleans.

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Ripple Effect is continually working with educators to produce multi-week, standards-aligned science curriculum for K-12 classrooms.

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