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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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Digital Water Ed Library (DWEL)     Browse collection
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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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Digital Water Ed Library (DWEL)     Browse collection
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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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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 resource provides an overview of the distribution and occurence of water on Earth. Topics include where and how much water there is, the water cycle, and how water is measured. There is also discussion of characteristics and distribution of surface water, groundwater, glaciers, and icecaps. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Hydrology
 
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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 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 resource discusses the distribution of water on Earth's surface, in soil moisture and groundwater, and in the atmosphere. Charts and graphs summarize total water withdrawals from surface and ground sources, and provide an estimate of global water distribution, in cubic miles and cubic kilometers, from all known sources. Links to additional information are embedded in the text. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material, Modeled dataset
Subject: Hydrology
 
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