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Focusing on Australia's water use and conservation efforts, this site provides teachers with activities and ideas for encouraging students to analyze their own use as well as learn about the nation's use. Activities include conducting an individual and a family-based water consumption log, learning to gather, record and report data, and using the web to compare data submitted by other classes. Teachers ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Project
Subject: Human geography, Policy issues
 
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This expansive site provides information about water and its relation to conflict throughout the world. There are numerous articles about and links to information on water laws, disputes, and issues.The site also lists various water-related meetings and conferences being held around the world. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Journal article, Policy / Procedure
Subject: Human geography, Policy issues
 
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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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As part of its Water Science for Schools site, the US Geological Survey defines industrial water use and includes several tables and maps showing where and how industry uses water. Students and teachers can look at their state and see 1990 data for how much ground water and how much surface water is used in industry as well as how much of that water is fresh or saline. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Abstract / Summary, In-situ dataset
Subject: Human geography, Policy issues
 
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This site provides information about rivers, coasts, and the processes affecting them. Students can view an animation of the water cycle, read about how rivers and coasts change, learn about estuaries, and view information on how rivers, coasts, and other water features influence people's lives. Glossaries and a teacher's page offering lesson plans, worksheets, and links to additional sites are also ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Human geography, Hydrology
 
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This data center provides access to databases and statistics pertaining to waterborne commodity and vessel movements, domestic commercial vessel characteristics, port and waterway facilities, lock facilities, lock operations, and navigation dredging projects. Data can be queried and are available by state, by commodity, and by waterway. Metadata are also available. Fact sheets explain the US waterways, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, Abstract / Summary, Report, In-situ dataset
Subject: Human geography, Policy issues
 
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This map gallery contains a set of maps depicting water use in the United States for the year 2005. The maps are thematic in nature, with different colors used to represent ranges of data values. There are maps depicting usage for a variety of purposes: total use, domestic and public supply, irrigation and livestock, industry and mining, electric power generation, and aquaculture. This is part of ... 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: Map, Government portal, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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Supplemental to The World's Water book by Peter Gleick, this site offers data on the world's freshwater resources and uses. Tables and maps provide information on quantity and quality issues including data on access to safe drinking water; waterborne disease outbreaks; desalination capacity; as well as hydroelectric capacity and production. There is also a unique chronology documenting the historical ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Report, In-situ dataset
Subject: Ecology, Human geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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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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In this lesson, students explore the roles of oil and water in the Middle East, especially in Iraq. They use maps to look at the distribution of oil in the Middle East and discuss what it means for the different countries in the region. They also examine how water has influenced the region historically and politically (for example, how Iraq's access to water is limited to one small part of its border). ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science, Human geography
 
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