Borrow Equipment from GSWA:
The following resources are available for educators to borrow from GSWA for a short period of time. There is no fixed charge to borrow this equipment, however a donation to offset the costs to maintain the equipment and replenish the supplies is appreciated. Duration of a loan can vary based on your needs and the needs of GSWA. Prior to borrowing equipment, you will be asked to complete an equipment loan form. For more information or to arrange to borrow equipment, please contact GSWA’s director of water quality programs, Sandra LaVigne, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or GSWA’s director of education and outreach, Hazel England, at email@example.com. Alternatively, you can contact us by phone at 973-538-3500.
School Visit by GSWA Staff
GSWA staff can visit your school or homeschool group (with all necessary supplies and equipment). We are homeschool friendly and can customize a program based on your students’ ages and grades. During a school visit, we offer the following programs:
Lesson Plans for the Great Swamp and Passaic River Watersheds
The following lesson plans, data sheets, and resources are available to use.
Lesson Plans for Any NJ Watershed
Are you interested in using real data in your classroom? These are some great sources of water quality data:
Want to Own Your Own Supplies?
The following curriculum guides and stream monitoring equipment have been used by GSWA with students.