Introduction to Watersheds

This module is available in the eLC.  Please send your name and email to watershed@uga.edu to request instructor access to the content.  Follow this link for details.

We have pre/post assessment quizzes in Qualtrics that we would love for everyone to complete.

  • Background of Earth’s supply of freshwater
  • What is a watershed?
  • Human interaction with watersheds
  • UGA watersheds
  • Summary/review of key concepts
  • Call to action
  • Resources for more information

Core Resources

docx Introduction to Watersheds Service Learning

pptx Introduction to Watersheds


Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

Define a watershed

Describe how UGA campus watersheds are part of a connected, larger system

Explain why it is important for UGA watersheds to be healthy

Identify the 3 pillars of sustainability as they apply to watersheds