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Users can access information about educational programs and materials for teachers and students, including tours, traveling exhibits and presentations by the staff of the Des Moines Water Works. "Water Trunks", which contain water-related literature, books, science experiments, videos, games, CD-ROMs, hands-on activities, picture cards, career information, and a teacher resource book, are available ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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Three macroinvertebrate lessons focus on (a) macroinvertebrate surveys, and how a pH change and the introduction of pesticides and fertilizers can affect an aquatic ecosystem, (b) pH and macroinvertebrate populations (do changes in the pH level effect an aquatic ecosystem?), and (c) pesticides and macroinvertebrates (does the introduction of pesticides and fertilizers alter an aquatic ecosystem?. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Lab activity
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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Temperature changes in surface water may affect the solubility of substances and affect ecosystems by increasing plant growth, which in turn, decreases the amount of dissolved oxygen available for animals. In this activity, students measure and compare the temperature of water in various zones of a river, stream, pond, or lake. A materials list, instructions, discussion questions, and a printable ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Lab activity
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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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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As part of the GLOBE program's 2003 Teacher's Guide, this site provides information and activities related to understanding hydrology. Sections featuring protocols and activities cover collecting water samples, conducting tests such as dissolved oxygen, conductivity and salinity, modeling a local watershed, comparing local water to global data, modeling water balance and looking at how water chemistry ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Informal
Resource type: Field activity, Lab activity, Module / Unit
Subject: Hydrology
 
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This is a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) sponsored website that includes a variety of resources for educators and students. Experiments for students and teachers are categorized by grade level. Resources to support student report writing include field reports and photographs. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Lab activity, Case study, Guide for instructor
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Policy issues
 
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The Teacher Pages feature news and events, instructional materials, projects, reference materials, and classroom activities for instruction in language arts, math, science, and social studies in the context of environmental education. Kids in grades 4-8 can learn about a wide selection of environmental topics, such as wetlands, endangered species, water and air quality, conservation, and invasive ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Guide for instructor, Project
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This site is all about snow crystals and snowflakes. The many facets of snow crystals are described here, along with attempts to understand their formation. This site includes collections of super-high-resolution snow crystal photos, as well as links to learn about snow crystal classifications and how to make snow crystal fossils. Included in the study of how snow crystals form, these researchers ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Field activity, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Cryology, Physics
 
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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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