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This is a fact sheet on the water quality programs directly administered by the USGS. USGS provides information on issues such as the suitability of water for public supply and irrigation, aquatic ecosystem health, effects of agriculture and urbanization on water resources, acid rain, and disposal of radioactive waste. There are hot links to several studies and to data available from USGS and other ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science, Chemistry, Environmental science, Geochemistry, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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Users can search this site for information on environmental pollution in the areas where they live. The materials presented here include a pollution ranking that shows regions and companies with the worst environmental records, environmental justice analyses that identify which ethnic or income groups bear more than their share of environmental burdens, and a searchable listing of toxic chemicals. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science
 
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In this activity, students explore the influences of different parameters on the environmental quality of a river system. They will run a computer model of a river system, interpret graphs, and adjust model parameters such as wind speed, sewage load, and other variables to determine their effects on water quality. For teachers, there are additional background materials, teaching tips, evaluation methods, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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Robowell is an automated process for monitoring selected ground-water-quality properties and constituents. It was developed to provide a cost effective monitoring system that met protocols expected for manual sampling. Users have access to real-time water quality data. There are also links to other water quality sites. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Hydrology, Technology
 
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As concerns over water resources and the environment grow, the importance of considering ground water and surface water as a single resource has become increasingly evident. The natural processes of groundwater-surface water interaction and human influences on this interaction are presented here, touching on natural ground-surface water interactions as part of the hydrologic cycle, chemical interactions, ... 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 clearinghouse-style site from the Environmental Literacy Councilprovides links to information, articles and educational materials on several environmental subjects, including water. The water-specific segment features information on topics ranging from hydroelectric power to eutrophication to rogue waves. The articles featured cover scientific and social aspects of water. The Teaching Water segment ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary, Non-profit portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This Oregon State University site offers in-depth information on groundwater including: human impacts, protection, contamination, regulations, agencies, community action, and community stewardship. Although some information, such as how the geology of Oregon affects groundwater, is specific to that state much of the information is transferable to other locations. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Policy / Procedure, Educational portal
Subject: Environmental science, Geology, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This website provides information on international water law and policy. The International Water Law Project offers full text of many international and regional agreements, declarations and resolutions. Regional documents are organized by continent and then in many cases by waterway to reflect agreements for a particular river basin. The case law section provides examples from the Permanent Court ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Report, Policy / Procedure, Email lists
Subject: Policy issues
 
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This national watershed education program is designed to involve young people in local environmental service projects. Visitors can download easy to follow Action Guides that show how to organize and carry out effective action-oriented water projects for youth groups or classes by learning about local watershed issues, investigating what needs to be done, enlisting the help of experts, and planning ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This module on measuring temperature and its effects on water quality is from a larger series on water quality investigations. The purpose of the site is to help students recognize that temperature can affect the organisms that live in water, describe the factors that can change the temperature of a body of water, and how to measure, graph, and interpret the effects of temperature on fish. It provides ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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