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On this page, you'll find instructional resources designed by Grossmont College instructors, to help you explore the theme of water in your own discipline and craft your own assignments, lessons plans, and course projects. Resources will be added as they become available.

If you would like your own curricula included on this page, e-mail attachments to or Please provide the following at the time of submission:

  • your name and discipline (e.g., Tate Hurvitz, English)

  • course for which the curriculum was designed (e.g., ENGL 098)

  • indicate kind of curricular resource (e.g., "Lesson Plan")

  • a brief abstract or description (25 words or fewer) of the objectives, content, or theory

We look forward to sharing your curriculum and project ideas.

Social Justice Unit on the Impact of Bottled Water

Ahrens, Joan (ENGL 098)
Lesson Plan:
"Social Justice Unit On Impact of Bottled Water." Eight-week lesson plan includes class activities and assessments, learning outcomes and competencies, and principles of learning
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Learning About Water - Multiple-Perspective Approaches
Ahrens, Joan (ENGL 098)
Supplemental Documents:
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Learning About Water - Multiple-Perspective Approaches. Washington, D.C.: UNESCO, 2012.

Proposal Poster Session

Greg Hinkley (SOC; Seattle Central Community College) Proposal Poster Session/Presentation
Mixed class groups write a proposal, create a poster and present their ideas in a roundtable format; ENG 102 student created annotated bibl. for groups to use as resources. Other courses: ESL, Desktop Publishing, Math 99.


Submitted by: Brown, Sydney (ENGL)
Educational Guide:
Baichwal, Jennifer and Edward Burtynsky. Watermark Teacher's Guide. Canada, 2014.

Submitted by: Miller, Cathy (ENGL)
Lesson Plan:
Marshall, Tom and Jennifer Cutraro. "Water: Teaching About the World’s Most Valuable Substance."
The Learning Network. The New York Times 26 February 2014.

Submitted by: Tuttle, Sandia (ENGL)
Education Programs:
Cuyamaca College: Water Conservation Garden
Field Trip:

Submitted by: Annette Aagard (ESL)
Lesson Plan:
California State University module for expository writing, "Tap vs. Bottled Water." Developed by Susan Hirsch; revised by Micah Jendian (English, Grossmont College).

Submitted by: Karl Sherlock (ENGL)
Curriculum Resource:
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
"Article 31"
Petition to add amendment to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Last Updated: 07/27/2017


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