Testing the Waters
Linking Students and Water through Technology
Creating watershed stewards
Testing the Waters(TTW) is an environmental education program that trains high school students using real-world science and the investigation of the Milwaukee River watershed. Through this program, students receive the training and tools they need to study biological principles, practice hands-on management skills, and explore the human impact on their local ecosystem.
A Legacy of Innovation
Years of Investigation
The TTW program has been running since its inception in 1989.
Thousands of students and over 120 teachers have participated in the TTW program.
Highschools have particpated from seven counties throughout Southeast Wisconsin.
With Opportunities for Connection
Up to $300 available per teacher, per session and focused on a variety of water-relevant topics.
Spring and/or Fall Testing
Up to $500 available per classroom or teacher for fall training and field-based data collection.
Up to $500 available per classroom or teacher for service learning projects.