Information and lesson plans about watersheds can be found on the U.S. Forest Service, The Nature Conservatory and PBS Learning Media websites. These sites offer guidance for parents or educators looking to incorporate a watershed lesson into their classroom.
The U.S. Forest Service's Science for Kids gives a thorough explanation of what a watershed is, how it works and what it does. It also gives two examples of a local and regional watershed.
The Nature Conservatory website gives a basic description of a watershed. It also lists additional sources for more in-depth information and suggests lesson plans.
PBS offers an educational video that shows students how watersheds work and interconnect. A description of the importance of watersheds is provided as well as potential discussion topics.