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This is an interactive computer game which illustrates how human actions affect water quality within a community. Players take on the role of a city planner, and must make choices about recreational, agricultural, industrial, and residential development projects. The choices made by players will determine how much of a negative impact the project will have on the water and habitat within the community. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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Finding water for growing urban areas and agricultural use is a major problem in most regions. This site provides the user with the opportunity to examine many of the options available to communities to expand their water resources base, as well as the pros and cons of each option. Specifically, the activity focuses on the following options: dam a river and create a reservoir to store water, dig more ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Hydrology
 
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This is an inquiry activity that, while based on a local area (the San Francisco Bay), could be adapted to the teacher's/student's local area. Students perform an experiment in which they observe how water pollution is absorbed into plants. The site contains a teacher's guide and printable student worksheet. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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Skills: Read (1)
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The materials presented here help make the case for water conservation by residential water users. Users can study conservation tips, suggestions for leak detection and repair, and learn about program services provided by the Portland Water Bureau such as cash incentives for buying water-saving appliances, a request form for ordering conservation devices, and community events and workshops. Though ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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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 interactive diagram allows the user to follow a drop of water from the source through the treatment process. Water may be treated differently in different communities depending on the quality of the water which enters the plant. Groundwater is water located under ground and typically requires less treatment than water from lakes, rivers, and streams. Users are invited to click on each treatment ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Hydrology, Technology
 
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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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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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Earth 911 is an organization focused on empowering the public with community-specific resources to improve their quality of life. To accomplish this goal, they provide information on a wide range of environmental topics including recycling (several types of materials), household hazardous waste, water quality, composting, air pollution prevention, fire prevention, green shopping tips, and mercury ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This article discusses the importance of water in supporting and sustaining life and focuses on why water, and solely in its liquid form, is so essential. The focus here is on the potential presence of water on Mars. Some of the physical and chemical properties of water are summarized, and their uniqueness is presented as the reason planetary scientists are on the lookout for water on Mars and elsewhere ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Hydrology, Space science
 
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