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Ships travelling between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie use the Welland Canal. Beginning with a conversation between characters Mathise, Geo, and Trig, they explain how a lock in the canal operates by gravity alone, without pumps. The characters use mathematics to solve problems such as how long the locks take to fill and how to express the volume and flow of water in more common terms (bathtubs of water ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Ref. material
Subject: Mathematics, Technology
 
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This site provides a discussion of the downward movement, or infiltration, of water from the surface into soil or porous rock. Graphics illustrate the processes affecting infiltration, including precipitation, soil characteristics and saturation, land cover, slope, and evapotranspiration. Links to additional sources of information are also provided. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Ref. material
Subject: Hydrology
 
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Segments on Rivers & Streams, Ponds & Lakes, and Wetlands provide information, photos, and graphics related to fresh water resources. The site provides information related to the geology and biology of these ecosystems and some information on technology as well. Each segment provides links to additional resources related to that topic. Students could readily use the site as a resource for ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Hydrology
 
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The Stream Study provides a method to determine the water quality of a stream based on the collection and identification of stream-bottom macroinvertebrates. This is a multi-chapter activity designed for teachers, parents, and students. Specific sections of this site include the following: why it is important to study stream-bottom macroinvertebrates, identification of stream-bottom macroinvertebrates, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Illustration - artistic, Glossary
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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A Texas-based task force produced this website as a public outreach and education tool about urban storm water runoff. A kids section provides games, fun facts, illustrations, and frequently asked questions. A public section offers downloadable education brochures on pesticides, fertilizers, storm water quality, and reporting illicit activity. The professional section provides handbooks and guidelines ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Illustration - artistic, Ref. material, Non-profit portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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With three levels to choose from on each page - beginner, intermediate or advanced - this site provides a good introduction to the structure of the ocean. Included are excellent graphics and text about patterns of ocean salinity and temperature with depth, as well as surface currents, deep ocean circulation and even the water cycle. Extensive in-text links provide the means for users to explore the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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For ecologists, the horseshoe crab is an important creature- a vastly adaptable organism that predates most species on the planet, with a lifecyle that is interlocked with other animals. Users can view information, photographs, and diagrams that explain the anatomy, range and habitat, lifecycle, ecological niche, reproductive cycle, and medical uses of the horseshoe crab. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Illustration - artistic, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Technology
 
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This site is based at Reading Memorial High School in Reading, MA. It features general information defining and describing vernal pools as a habitat type, including an illustrated cartoon series. Resources for educators and students include suggestions for classroom and field trip activities, examples of school projects, field guides, and teacher resources such as workshops. While this site contains ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for instructor, Presentation / Demo, Project, Illustration - artistic, Photograph, Ref. material, Email lists
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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The Antarctic ice sheet changes in size over the course of a year. When it is summer in the southern hemisphere, the ice sheet decreases in size. As the ice sheet melts, it releases fresh water into the ocean. In the southern winter (our summer), the ice refreezes, drawing fresh water out of the surrounding ocean, leaving the salt behind. These seasonal changes in the ice sheet are examined in this ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lab activity, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map
Subject: Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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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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