World Water Week Student Forum: March 22 - 26, 2021
From collaborative learning with EarthEcho’s Water Challenge Ambassadors to connecting with experts discussing relevant topics such as water scarcity, careers in the water industry, and sustainability regarding water, EarthEcho's World Water Week Student Forum has something for everyone!
Monday, March 22nd at 1 PM ET: Water Quality Session
Dive into World Water Week and learn more about the importance of our freshwater resources and habitats. By the end of this session you will understand the components of the EarthEcho Water Challenge test kit and how to participate in the Water Challenge.
Philippe Cousteau - Founder and CEO, EarthEcho International
Gianna Tomassini — Water Challenge Ambassador, EarthEcho International
Tuesday, March 23rd at 1 PM ET: Water Scarcity Session
Humanity is facing a water crisis due to unequal distribution, resulting in drought or floods in some geographic locations. Water scarcity is the lack of freshwater resources to meet the standard water demand. Humanity is facing a water crisis, due to unequal distribution resulting in drought or floods in some geographic locations. In this session you will learn about the global impact water scarcity has in communities.
Speaker: Lankesh Kumar — Deputy Manager, Xylem Inc.
Wednesday, March 24th at 1 PM ET: Expert Panel Discussion
Meet leading experts in the water industry, learn about their careers, and the future of water sustainability.
Phil Bresnahan — Research Engineer, Smartfin
Mollie Flowers — Education Specialist, National Aquarium
Alexandra Wells — Xylem Pure Technologies
Lindsey Laughner — OCEARCH
Host: Reece Whatmore — Water Challenge Ambassador, EarthEcho International
Thursday, March 25th at 1 PM ET: What’s Next? Take Action with Project Planning
Become a citizen scientist and learn how to utilize your observations and data to protect your waterway. Define youth voice and how to implement an action project.
Chloe Wetzler — Water Challenge Ambassador, EarthEcho International
Shreya Chaudhuri - Water Challenge Ambassador, EarthEcho International
Friday, March 26th at 1 PM ET: Student Forum
Don't miss this peer-to-peer planning event where student groups can work together to build community project plans! Join us for a collaborative discussion of youth-led water projects from across the U.S.
Host: Philippe Cousteau - Founder and CEO, EarthEcho International
Joey Goldstein — Water Challenge Ambassador, EarthEcho International
Abby Yoon — Student Leader, Love a Sea Turtle
Henry Hall Fellows — National Aquarium
Zach Cunningham — Oyster Gardening in the Chesapeake Bay
Anna Keefer — Eco-Justice
Lynelle Martin — Journey Into the Cell
Snack-Sized Science: Wading Into Water Quality Worksheet
The Wading Into Water Quality worksheet provides background information, detailed instructions and more to accompany our Snack-Sized Science video.