On September 29-30, 2016, elementary students from throughout Mississippi attended the “Make a Splash” Project WET water education program at MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science! This is the largest nationwide day of water education in the world! It is celebrated across the United States with educational, fun, and interactive water festivals.
“Multiple structured learning stations actively engaged students in hands-on water activities and investigations,” explains MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Education Coordinator Megan Fedrick. Students explored a diversity of water-related topics such as the water cycle, water conservation, wetlands, pollution, weather, soils, and water management.
The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation (MMNS Foundation) helped to sponsor the event. And, a generous grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality provided participating schools with bus transportation, admission, and lunch.