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Digital Water Ed Library (DWEL)

Total resources: 328

K-4
 
 
Unifying concepts and processes
 
Change, constancy, and measurement   Search by Change, constancy, and measurement 5
Evidence, models, and explanation   Search by Evidence, models, and explanation 10
Systems, order, and organization   Search by Systems, order, and organization 4
 
 
A - Science as inquiry
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry   Search by Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry 9
 
Understanding about scientific inquiry   Search by Understanding about scientific inquiry 3
 
 
B - Physical science
 
Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism   Search by Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism 1
Position and motion of objects   Search by Position and motion of objects 3
Properties of objects and materials   Search by Properties of objects and materials 8
 
 
C - Life science
 
Characteristics of organisms   Search by Characteristics of organisms 7
Life cycles of organisms   Search by Life cycles of organisms 6
Organisms and environments   Search by Organisms and environments 12
 
 
D - Earth and space science
 
Changes in earth and sky   Search by Changes in earth and sky 10
Objects in the sky   Search by Objects in the sky 5
Properties of earth materials   Search by Properties of earth materials 9
 
 
E - Science and technology
 
Abilities of technological design   Search by Abilities of technological design 2
Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans   Search by Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans 2
Understanding about sci. / tech.   Search by Understanding about sci. / tech. 4
 
 
F - Science in personal / social perspectives
 
Changes in environments   Search by Changes in environments 11
Characteristics / changes in populations   Search by Characteristics / changes in populations 1
Personal health   Search by Personal health 2
Sci. / tech. in local challenges   Search by Sci. / tech. in local challenges 3
Types of resources   Search by Types of resources 4
 
 
G - History and nature of science
 
Science as a human endeavor   Search by Science as a human endeavor 7
 
 
5-8
 
 
Unifying concepts and processes
 
Change, constancy, and measurement   Search by Change, constancy, and measurement 15
Evidence, models, and explanation   Search by Evidence, models, and explanation 34
Evolution and equilibrium   Search by Evolution and equilibrium 3
Form and function   Search by Form and function 4
Systems, order, and organization   Search by Systems, order, and organization 22
 
 
A - Science as inquiry
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry   Search by Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry 39
 
Understanding about scientific inquiry   Search by Understanding about scientific inquiry 21
 
 
B - Physical science
 
Motion and forces   Search by Motion and forces 11
Properties and changes of properties in matter   Search by Properties and changes of properties in matter 20
Transfer of energy   Search by Transfer of energy 21
 
 
C - Life science
 
Diversity and adaptations of organisms   Search by Diversity and adaptations of organisms 11
Population and ecosystems   Search by Population and ecosystems 29
Reproduction and heredity   Search by Reproduction and heredity 2
Structure and function in living systems   Search by Structure and function in living systems 13
 
 
D - Earth and space science
 
Earth in the solar system   Search by Earth in the solar system 13
Earth's history   Search by Earth 5
Structure of the earth system   Search by Structure of the earth system 71
 
 
E - Science and technology
 
Abilities of technological design   Search by Abilities of technological design 6
Understandings about sci. / tech.   Search by Understandings about sci. / tech. 24
 
 
F - Science in personal / social perspectives
 
Natural hazards   Search by Natural hazards 34
Personal health   Search by Personal health 8
Populations, resources, environments   Search by Populations, resources, environments 54
Risks and benefits   Search by Risks and benefits 17
Sci. / tech. in society   Search by Sci. / tech. in society 18
 
 
G - History and nature of science
 
History of science   Search by History of science 2
Nature of science   Search by Nature of science 6
Science as a human endeavor   Search by Science as a human endeavor 30
 
 
9-12
 
 
Unifying concepts and processes
 
Change, constancy, and measurement   Search by Change, constancy, and measurement 17
Evidence, models, and explanation   Search by Evidence, models, and explanation 30
Evolution and equilibrium   Search by Evolution and equilibrium 5
Form and function   Search by Form and function 4
Systems, order, and organization   Search by Systems, order, and organization 20
 
 
A - Science as inquiry
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry   Search by Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry 34
 
Understandings about scientific inquiry   Search by Understandings about scientific inquiry 23
 
 
B - Physical science
 
Chemical reactions   Search by Chemical reactions 1
Interactions of energy and matter   Search by Interactions of energy and matter 13
Motions and forces   Search by Motions and forces 8
Structure and properties of matter   Search by Structure and properties of matter 5
 
 
C - Life science
 
Behavior of organisms   Search by Behavior of organisms 8
Biological evolution   Search by Biological evolution 5
Interdependence of organisms   Search by Interdependence of organisms 24
Matter, energy, and organization in living systems   Search by Matter, energy, and organization in living systems 7
 
 
D - Earth and space science
 
Energy in the earth system   Search by Energy in the earth system 49
Geochemical cycles   Search by Geochemical cycles 6
Origin and evolution of the earth system   Search by Origin and evolution of the earth system 19
Origin and evolution of the universe   Search by Origin and evolution of the universe 16
 
 
E - Science and technology
 
Abilities of technological design   Search by Abilities of technological design 8
Understandings about science and technology   Search by Understandings about science and technology 24
 
 
F - Science in personal / social perspectives
 
Environmental quality   Search by Environmental quality 64
Natural and human-induced hazards   Search by Natural and human-induced hazards 50
Natural resources   Search by Natural resources 58
Personal and community health   Search by Personal and community health 6
Population growth   Search by Population growth 2
Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges   Search by Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges 32
 
 
G - History and nature of science
 
Historical perspectives   Search by Historical perspectives 8
Nature of scientific knowledge   Search by Nature of scientific knowledge 8
Science as a human endeavor   Search by Science as a human endeavor 22
 

DWEL is a thematic collection focusing on the science, economics and policy issues of water. Resources in the collection are selected and rigorously reviewed by a diverse group of K-12 and informal science educators with an emphasis on high quality, exemplary digital resources that facilitate learning about all aspects of water in the Earth system in a wide range of learning environments. Many resources in the collection are in alignment with identified core water concepts in national and state science and geography education standards. The collection favors resources that are well-documented, easy to use, bug-free, motivational for learners, pedagogically effective, scientifically accurate, and which foster mastery of important scientific and mathematical understandings and technology skills.

Collection is intended for: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public

Try searching on these terms (type in keyword box): Hydrology, Natural hazards, Physical geography, Physical oceanography, Policy issues, Atmospheric science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Groundwater, Surface water (fresh), Oceans, Water in the atmosphere, Water use, Water and life, Water quality, Water in the solar system, Water in the ice environment, Water policy and economics, Acid rain, Condensation, Evaporation, Humidity, Storms, Water pollution, Hurricanes, Latent heat, Forms of water, El Nino, Global circulation, Carbon cycle, Climate change, Tides, Waves, Wetland marsh, Groundwater, Runoff, Rivers, Fishing, Irrigation, Ice, Glaciers, Erosion, Canals, Aquifers, Hydraulic head, Water treatment, Wells and springs, Watershed, Land forms, Water conservation, Water cycle, Wetlands.

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