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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 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 four-page fact sheet provides a brief summary of the analysis of land use in urban environments. Topics include the rapid growth in urban populations, some of the methods used to analyze land use change (mapping, databases, time series documents), and some of the concerns and possible consequences created by the rapid shift of human populations to urban centers. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Report
Subject: Human geography
 
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This preliminary assessment of urban growth in the Central Valley of California is intended to illustrate the dramatic changes to the Central Valley landscape over the past 100 years. Data products include an urban growth timeline for the years 1900 to 1996, an animated version of the same timeline, and graphs showing the increase in population and built-up land for the same period. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material, Modeled dataset
Subject: Human geography
 
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This on-line publication illustrates the spatial history of urban growth and corresponding land use change in sixteen areas around the United States. It features pairs of images of selected urban regions from across the nation which are intended to show the transformation that these areas have undergone over two decades, specifically increases in the extent of urban land. Each pair is composed of ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Human geography
 
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This report, part of a series that analyzes population and housing data collected from the census of 2000, highlights population size and distribution changes between 1990 and 2000 in regions, states, counties, and large cities. Data, maps, and discussion are used to examine the size of the population increase, which states and regions experienced the largest growth, where the largest proportion of ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Report
Subject: Human geography
 
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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 book describes the historical and ongoing changes in land use and land cover for several regions around the U.S. Issues which are addressed include the types of changes that are occurring now and how fast they are occurring; a comparison of these changes with those in the past; and the consequences for future environmental quality and the habitability of the planet. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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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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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is the primary civilian mapping agency of the United States. Materials available at this site include general information about topographic mapping, and information about USGS map products and how to obtain them. There is also information on digital raster graphics (DRG), scanned images of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) standard series topographic maps. Other ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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