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The site offers virtual tours of a hydroelectric project, a fish passage, and a generator. It shows how dams operate, the equipment necessary for electrical generation, explains the electrical generation process, and touches on some environmental issues. Other materials presented here include a timeline about the discovery of electricity and power generation, a glossary, and links to newspaper articles ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Field trip - virtual
Subject: Environmental science, Technology
 
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This site offers a virtual walk-through tour of a hydroelectric facility. The creation of hydroelectricity begins at the dam, where the power plant converts the force of falling water into electricity. It shows how dams operate and the equipment necessary for electrical generation. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Glossary
Subject: Hydrology, Technology
 
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This site is a type of Clean Water Act for Kids. Tips for preventing non-point pollution tips are offered in the following areas: Anglers, Beach, Boaters, Drivers, Ecotourism, Endangered Species, Holiday and Gift giving, Home, Kitchen, Laundry and Cleaning, Lawn and Garden, Personal Watercraft, Recycling, Scuba Diving, Shore Visitors, Smokers, Students, and Water Conservation. The site is full of ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography
 
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BASIN is a local community service network offering public access to environmental information. BASIN's initial focus is on water in Boulder County, CO: where it comes from, goes to and how it is used. Watershed, recreation, precipitation, personal action, and community uses are major focuses in this site. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This learning unit is designed to present a means to examine what factors influence the quality of water in the Chesapeake Bay: population increase, algal blooms, endangered species (shad, oysters and blue crabs), and different watersheds (such as the Susquehanna River Basin) draining into the Chesapeake Bay bringing nutrients and pollution. Students work in groups to take on the role of scientists, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Policy issues
 
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Visitors can study this account of the calving of the Larsen ice shelf and the disintegration of the ice shelf around James Ross Island that occured in Austral Summer of 1994-95. The account is in chronolgical order and is accompanied by photographs. Follow-up examinations from 1996-2002 and links to related material are provided. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology
 
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In this lesson, students explore the use of storm-tracking technologies, research how natural disasters are predicted, and assess the importance of these technologies. A case study of a New England snow storm and its impacts is presented for discussion, along with suggestions for retrieving information about forecasts as well as links to weather prediction and warning sites. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards
 
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Know Your Watershed is a coordinated national effort to encourage the formation of local, voluntary watershed partnerships and help assure that these partnerships successfully attain their goals. This site provides a portal to a variety of information and resources related to watersheds. Links are provided to National and state watershed sites and sites that allow users to build a local watershed ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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The MYPond project is an investigation of the chemical reactions, biological processes and inflow/outflow balances found within a pond environment. Instrumentation has been established in two ponds near each other so that a variety of chemical and physical properties are measured at various depths at 15-minute time intervals. Data can be viewed either in real-time or accessed from an archive, and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Case study, In-situ dataset
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental science, Geochemistry, Hydrology
 
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Users can read and view pictures as part of a discussion of the positive and negative impacts of dam building on the streams, rivers, and watersheds in the United States and in Egypt. Conservation measures intended to increase the availability of water for fish and wildlife are outlined, and a link to the Dam and Reservoir Impact and Information Archive is provided. This archive is an extensive collection ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Report
Subject: Agricultural science, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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