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This portal, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Water Resources Program, provides access to information on national water use. There are links to a set of reports and data on U.S. water use from 1985 to 2000. Other links access a map comparison of consumptive use and renewable water supply by water-resources region, introductory material on the National Water-Use Information Program, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, Government portal, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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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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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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This set of summary data tables shows information about water use in the United States, by state. Categories include total water use, public use, domestic use, irrigation, industrial, mining, and livestock uses. There is also a table showing thermoelectric power withdrawals. All information is for the year 2000. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: In-situ dataset
Subject: Hydrology
 
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This summary data table shows the total land area of each state, the area covered by water, and the percent of total area that is covered by water. The data represents only inland water, that is, surface water bodies surrounded by lands of the United States. Areas such as the Great Lakes are excluded. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: In-situ dataset
Subject: Hydrology
 
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This map, produced by the United States Geological Survey, the Geological Survey of Canada and the Mexican Consejo Recursos de Minerales, combines geology and topography of the North American continent. The map, woven from a geologic map and a shaded relief image, reveals the geologic history of North America through the interrelation of rock type, topography and time to highlight regional surface ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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The National Map is an online, interactive map service published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Users can create and print high-resolution shaded relief maps of a local area, a state, or the entire U.S. A variety of data layers are available, including administrative boundaries, geographic names, geology, and land use/land cover. The 'Find Place' tool allows users to find a location ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This database contains an extensive selection of digital data and imagery of the San Francisco Bay Area. Products include Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), Digital Line Graphs (DLGs), Digital Raster Graphics (DRGs), Digital Orthophotos (DOQs), and historical maps. Most of these items are available at a scale of 1:24,000; other scales are available for some. Metadata and links to documents outlining ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Government portal, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This interactive map allows users to find their local watersheds and access a variety of information on conditions in them. Search hierarchy is based on region (the largest), subregion, accounting unit, and hydrologic unit (the smallest). The information includes streamflow data (real-time and archived), water quality data, water use data, groundwater sites by county, and links to regional studies ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset
Subject: Hydrology
 
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This website provides an overview of the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) project, an initiative to drill into the fault in one of its most predictively active segments near Parkfield, California. Information accessible at the site includes a discussion of drilling methods, an introduction to the structure of the fault zone as it appears at Parkfield, and a discussion of earthquake prediction. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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