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This portal provides information on how we use water on an everyday basis. Users can choose from some general water-use topics on the left side of the graphic, or from the categories of water use on the right side. A text menu of the topics is provided below the graphic. Topics include groundwater, surface water, domestic versus commercial consumption, irrigation and livestock, and industrial uses. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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This report discusses how natural processes and human activities affect the interactions of ground water and surface water, and the importance of considering ground water and surface water as a single resource. Topics include natural processes of ground- and surface-water interaction; chemical interactions; and the effect of landscapes on these interactions. There is also discussion of the effects ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geochemistry, Hydrology
 
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This United States Geological Survey site focuses on water and its properties. The site contains activities for teachers and students, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where users can give opinions and test their water knowledge. Unique aspects of this site include the sections that contain student work and a picture gallery. There are links to other resources for students, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Tutorial, Map, Glossary, Ref. material, Government portal, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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Users can choose to download or order six posters that depict water-resources topics and are drawn in a cartoon format. Written narrative on the back elaborates on the topic of each poster. They are available in color, or in black-and-white for coloring. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This booklet, published in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education and the National Geographic Society, is designed to help adults stir younger children's curiosity about geography with the help of suggestions for simple activities. Topics include how to help young children learn location and direction, how to teach them to read maps, how to teach the concept of place, how to teach about ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This basic guide provides information about starting and maintaining a rock collection. Topics include starting a collection, identifying specimens, where and how to collect, and how to house and document a collection. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This color poster shows how we use minerals in our everyday life. It depicts common household items (furniture, appliances, plumbing fixtures, personal products, etc.) which are keyed by number to short descriptions that provide information on the minerals used in the manufacture of these items. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This series of articles describes the uses of mineral products in sports and sporting equipment. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This list of questions and answers about water covers a variety of categories, including water use in the United States, water use in the home, data and measurements, chemistry, and others. Links to additional information is embedded in the text of some questions. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This resource introduces students to the idea of saline water. Topics include how saline water is defined and how dissolved salt concentrations are expressed (parts per million). Parameters for the various ranges of salinity (fresh to highly saline, or seawater) are also presented, and there is a brief discussion of water quality considerations regarding saline water. Links to additional information ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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