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Part of the USGS Water Science for Schools site, this resource defines irrigation water use and includes several tables and maps showing water use by various irrigation systems, by state, by crop, and by percentage of fresh water available. Students and teachers can look at their state and see 1990 data for how much ground water and how much ground water and surface water is used for irrigation. Various ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Map, Glossary, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science
 
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This lesson plan develops the concept of irrigation for elementary school level kids. The lesson plan provides two activities involving role playing. Using the role playing activites and labs, elementary students should acquire the critical thinking skills necessary to draw conclusions about various aspects of irrigation. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lab activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Agricultural science, Soil science
 
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This site is a US Global Change Research Program Seminar, dated 23 November 1998. It consists of a series or reports that help students to understand how water has been used to transform desert regions into productive and livable environments. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Report
Subject: Agricultural science, Policy issues
 
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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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This site offers an extensive collection of links to sites about water, life, and agriculture in the American West. Some of the articles are from the 19th century, when the arid, western United States was settled. Other pieces are more current and show how indigenous peoples of North America have survived in hostile terrains. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Index / Bibliography
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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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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BASIN is a local community service network offering public access to environmental information. BASIN's initial focus is on water in Boulder County, CO: where it comes from, goes to and how it is used. Watershed, recreation, precipitation, personal action, and community uses are major focuses in this site. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This site is maintained by the Digital Learning Center for Microbial Ecology. A Microbe Zoo and the Microbe of the Month are included. The site provides some background material on many different types of Microbes, in ponds, around the deep sea vents, and various other locations. Two water regions are represented on the site, although mention is made of several others. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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The world's food production depends on the availability of water, a precious but finite resource. Users can learn about the need for more efficient usage of water for irrigation, and about the activities of the Water Resources Development and Management Service, which is concerned with sustainable use and conservation of water in agriculture. Links to other sites related to irrigation practices and ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Report
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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This unit, designed to span two class periods, helps students understand that physical factors, particularly temperature and precipitation, limit the growth of plant ecosystems. The activity begins with a discussion in which students develop their own ideas about the role of temperature, precipitation, and environment on plant growth. They will then examine X-Y graphs of vegetation growth, temperature, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Climatology
 
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