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SARA’s Education Department is proud to offer a variety of hands-on and impactful classroom presentation topics from which teachers can select (limit one school visit per year). We are happy to schedule classroom visits Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.  Teachers are expected to be a part of the experience with classroom supervision and direction. TEKS alignments for all presentations are available upon request. We look forward to helping your students and school community learn more about their San Antonio River!

Slots for in-class presentations are limited. If you are placed on a waiting list, then you will be contacted as slots become available. We are now accepting classroom presentation requests for March 1, 2019 and beyond.

Have you considered a San Antonio River Authority field trip?  Our programming encourages curiosity, observation, discussion, reflection, and action. Field Trips are designed to be grade-appropriate, hands-on, interactive, science driven, and incorporate S.T.E.A.M. into the major themes of Watersheds, Ecosystems, and Resource Leadership. To learn more, be sure to visit the Field Trip page.

Classroom Presentation Request

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Please select the most appropriate audience category that will be participating in the program. Check all that apply.


What presentation subject would you prefer (select one)?

Our most popular presentation that is appropriate for grades K-12 groups. This TEKS aligned, interactive, hands-on lesson addresses the geography of the river, landforms, watersheds, nonpoint source pollution, and take home actions that can protect water resources.

Specifically aligned for 5th grade TEKS, this interactive, hands-on lesson provides information on water erosion, watersheds, runoff, weathering, and human actions that can increase or decrease erosion along the San Antonio River.

Learn more about Confluence Park opportunities: San Antonio River Foundation, Confluence Park.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Angler Education Instructors and trained volunteers may check out Angler Education Kits, tackle loaner kits and education materials. Please request and reserve materials two weeks prior to intended pick up date.

SARA Educators would like to work with your students in class-sized groups of approximately 28 students or less to maximize learning outcomes. We are happy to stay for multiple classes.