Water in the 21st Century

Overview

Water in the 21st Century is a STEM education program is designed to engage students in learning about the Earth’s water resources and sustainable use of water.  The inquiry-based and hands-on learning program engages and challenges both students and teachers.

The resource maps to the Australian Curriculum Science, particularly in Years 9 and 10.

STELR Water in the 21st Century Curriculum Materials

The activities included in the STELR Water in the 21st Century curriculum materials allow students to investigate:

  • World water – planetary water and availability
  • Just add water – economy and equality
  • Water for life – human biology and ecosystems
  • Water farming – water quality and water recovery
  • STEM at work – a career in water sustainability

STELR Water in the 21st Century Books

The STELR Water in the 21st Century teacher and students books are available in soft copy and can be downloaded here:

STELR Water in the 21st Century teacher book pdf
STELR Water in the 21st Century student book pdf

The STELR Water in the 21st Century program is designed to be used as a 6-8 week course; however, it can be modified to suit the needs of your students.

The Water in the 21st Century student booklet was translated into Indonesian by the SEAMEO QITEP in Science and can be downloaded here.

This module is not supported by hard copy books.

STELR Water in the 21st Century Equipment Kits

STELR Water has not developed a specific equipment kit for this module.

All classroom activities can be undertaken using everyday items and/or standard school laboratory equipment.

Additional information and resources

Water in the 21st Century Curriculum Links

South East Queensland Water Videos

Career Videos Sustainable Water