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Teacher Resources

RiverQuest conducts Act 48-eligible teacher workshops several times a year, in conjunction with our school programs, as well as separate "stand alone" workshops conducted with partner organizations and sponsored by agencies and companies.

One product of these workshops is a collection of classroom teacher-developed lesson plans and Field Trip Action Plans that we are making available to you through this web page. Click on the links found below the sponsor listings to access PDF files that can serve as a springboard to your own lesson plan development, or your own Field Trip Action plan to submit to your administration or funder!


  • Urban Watersheds: Urbane Training on Urban Runoff
    Sponsored by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
  • Project WET: Healthy Water, Healthy Life
    Sponsored by US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Tale of Two Rivers
    Sponsored by US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Exploring the World of Freshwater Ecology
    Sponsored by RiverQuest
  • Alternative Energy Sources for the Future
    Sponsored by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
  • World Environment Day Workshops
    Sponsored by ALCOA


See how other teachers present their plans for a RiverQuest field trip to their administrators and Parent Teacher Organizations.

Written by teachers in response to RiverQuest workshops and programs. These diverse plans are categorized by student grade level.