Assemblies & Splash Lab

School-Wide Assemblies

The San Diego County Water Authority is pleased to once again sponsor assembly programs by “Shows That Teach” – specializing in performances which educate and motivate elementary school students.  When selecting one of our free school-wide assemblies, please choose the theater program that corresponds with the number of students at your school. We are only able to provide one school-wide assembly per school, per year.

H2O, Where Did You Go?

(K-6th grade) A musical assembly about water science

This exhilarating musical theatre-style performance focuses on the journey of water and why it is a natural resource which should be protected.   While emphasizing water conservation, the show intertwines comedy and music to make learning fun as students learn about the water cycle, states of matter, and water facts. Each teacher will receive materials that reinforce concepts presented in the assembly. This theatrical school assembly will keep your K-6 students engaged for 45 minutes. A minimum student enrollment of 500 is required for this two-person show.

Concepts featured in this show:

  • The Journey of water
  • How tap water gets to your home
  • Aquifers and watersheds          
  • Water Conservation

Click on video below to preview assembly.

LOCATION: At your school

COST: FREE for your school.

PLEASE NOTE: Minimum total number of student enrollment for “H2O, Where Did You Go” assembly is 500 (split between two shows).


TO SCHEDULE: Please submit your request to schedule the assembly performance using the online form at www.showsthatteach.com/h2o.html. If you have questions, please email scheduling@showsthatteach.com

Waterology - for schools with enrollment between 200 and 500 students

Click on video below to preview assembly.

(K-6th grade)

“Waterology” is an energetic musical show about water science, water runoff, and water conservation for grades K-6. Audiences are interactively involved with songs, competitions, call-and-response skits and comedy to make every moment of this one-person show memorable. Key phrases are translated into Spanish.  The show also educates students about aquifers and water pollution caused by runoff into storm drains and about the value of water.
Concepts covered in the assembly:

The water cycle                                     Water is vital for living things

What “conserve” means                         Three states of matter

How water gets to our homes                 Gravity’s effect on water

LOCATION:At your school

COST: We pay the fee, so it is FREE for your school.

PLEASE NOTE: Minimum total number of students attending is 200-499 (split between two shows). Schools with student enrollment under 200 do not qualify.


TO SCHEDULE EITHER SHOW: Please submit your request to schedule the assembly performance that corresponds with your student enrollment by using the online form at www.showsthatteach.com/h2o.html. If you have questions, please email scheduling@showsthatteach.com

Splash Science Mobile Lab

(4th-6th grade) A field trip that comes to your school

The Splash Lab is a completely self-contained mobile lab that provides students with hands-on science experience. It is truly a field trip that comes to your school and includes:

• New watershed/storm drain model
• State-of-the-art GIS computer stations
• A water conservation station
• A San Diego estuary station
• Microscopes with video projection
• Chemistry experiments
• Cooperative learning skills

Students investigate how water pollution affects the environment and wildlife, and learn why it is important to conserve water. The Splash Science Mobile Lab is designed for students in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades and is aligned with the California Science Content Standards and Environmental Education Principles and Concepts. Participating classes will receive sets of student workbooks and a DVD developed specifically for this program which includes pre and post activities. Click here to learn more about the Mobile Lab.

LOCATION:At your school

COST:$600 paid to the San Diego County Office of Education. Check with your local water agency for possible assistance with funding.

TO SCHEDULE:Call the San Diego County Office of Education at (619) 491-3180.


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