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Make a Splash Water Education Event
New Hampshire Students to Take Part in Nation's Largest
Single-Day Water Education Event on September 22
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: September 19, 2006
CONTACT: Jessica Brock (603) 271-4071

MEDIA ADVISORY

Nashua, NH – Three hundred and fifty New Hampshire students and teachers will gather on Friday, September 22 for a water festival as part of a nationwide effort to learn about the importance of water, these simultaneous day-long festivals are the largest single-day water education events in the nation. The festivals will take place in approximately 100 towns across the country. Filled with interactive activities, the events celebrate the important role of water in our lives, teaching children about the science and history of water, one of our most important natural resources. The national effort is organized by Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), an international, interdisciplinary, water science and education program for formal and non-formal educators of K-12 students, hosted in New Hampshire by the NH Department of Environmental Services (DES).

What: Day-long Water Festival Organized by the Nature of Things in cooperation with the DES, NH Project WET, and Nestle Waters of North America.
When: Friday, September 22, 2006
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: 2nd Nature Academy Elementary School, 17 Gregg Rd, Nashua, NH
Who: 2nd through 5th grade students and teachers from the 2nd Nature Academy Elementary Academy, Nashua; Hollis Primary School, Hollis; Bicentennial Elementary School, Nashua; and Broad Street School, Nashua

For more information: Contact Sharon Thompson or Amy Better, Nature of Things at (603) 881-4815 or visit www.projectwetusa.org/mas.




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