Something for Young River Enthusiasts
right photo courtesy Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership
The following websites offer quite a mix of activities and learning resources for kids and families.
An annual anthology of student poems, essays, and artwork on the Willamette and other rivers that inspire their passion.|
An index of over a dozen kid websites from around the nation dealing with water and rivers.
An encyclopedic site with lots of links to take High Schoolers to information on aquatic ecosystems, water pollution, ground water and more.
The Bonneville Power Administration has put together an entertaining site of stories, coloring and puzzles on salmon and energy.
On this Bureau of Environmental Service site, kids can hear stories, see puppet shows, and play board games relating to rivers and fish.
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry has a very engaging page that leads kids to all sorts of discoveries, including those on water, oceans, and rivers.
The Oregon Zoo offers an engaging website where kids can learn all about animals, including those that inhabit our river systems.
The Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership offers tons of information and activities for young people.