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Users can read and view pictures that explain the three phases (solid, liquid, and gas) in which water exists. An activity that illustrates water vapor in one's breath and a brief explanation of what phase changes are and what triggers them is also included. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Chemistry
 
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This activity allows students to explore the growth of plants and the care required for plant survival in an indoor setting. Students will research the characteristics of plants, and gather information about soil, nutrients, temperature, light, and water in order to set up an environment that will help the plants grow the quickest. A rubric for evaluating students' performance based on their research ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology
 
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Students participate in an activity to learn about fish and how they survive in an aquarium environment. Assuming the roles of fish biologist, aquarium architect, and zookeeper, they will research the classification and anatomy of fish and identify species suitable for an aquarium environment, as well as learning about the set-up and care of an aquarium. Each individual will prepare a written report, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Biology
 
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This three-part module covers the major concepts of the chemistry of water, at a level appropriate for late primary and early intermediate learners. Key vocabulary words are defined using examples that are relevant to children's lives. Each part of the module contains an activity or experiment to reinforce the science content that was covered. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Hydrology
 
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Become an amateur meteorologist by building your own weather station and keeping a record of your measurements. Older students can independently follow instructions on how to build five different instruments (barometer, hygrometer, rain gauge, weather vane, and compass). Younger students will need adult supervision with hammer and nails. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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Where oceans and seas meet land, the change is abrupt and sudden. The plants and animals that call this transition zone home have interesting adaptations. Users can view pictures and read about several types of shorelines and coastal features (sandy shores, barrier islands, rocky shores, tide pools, estuaries, salt marshes, mud flats, and mangrove forests), the plants and animals that inhabit them, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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Discover marine creatures from the tiny zooxanthellae that make the coral reefs home to the giant mammals of the vast seas. This resource provides very clear explanations and pictures to teach about the marine ecosystems of shorelines, temperate oceans, tropical oceans. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Tutorial, Photograph
Subject: Biological oceanography
 
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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 lesson is one in a series that brings the important stories of historic places into the classrooms across the country. It could be used in units on the early industrial period of American history and in courses on geography or science and technology. It will help students realize the role canals played in western expansion and in the evolution of transportation by focusing on the construction ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Case study
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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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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