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Materials here focus on worldwide water issues and policy decisions, and discussions of ongoing projects involving conservation, drought mitigation, and solutions for small landholders. A set of tools and databases is available for evaluating irrigation results, developing scenarios for water and food supply policy decisions, and evaluating the health of fresh-water ecosystems. This site is sponsored ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Report, In-situ dataset, Software
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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Users can read and view pictures as part of a discussion of the positive and negative impacts of dam building on the streams, rivers, and watersheds in the United States and in Egypt. Conservation measures intended to increase the availability of water for fish and wildlife are outlined, and a link to the Dam and Reservoir Impact and Information Archive is provided. This archive is an extensive collection ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Report
Subject: Agricultural science, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This article from Agriculture21 cites the management practices and policies that will be necessary to avoid water crises in the coming three decades. There are links to information on raising water productivity, improving irrigation technology, and modernizing irrigation management. The text is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Periodical
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Policy issues, Soil science, Technology
 
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This database of water-related educational materials contains information on 160 nationally reviewed curricula for grades K-12. The database can be searched alphabetically, by grade level, or by topic and/or instructional format. The information provided includes a detailed description, costs (if any), and contact information for obtaining a desired curriculum. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Video, Clearinghouse
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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A learning activity for the Scoop on Soils book in the Elementary GLOBE Series. Each student will make predictions about the properties of various soil samples. Then they will examine several types of soils and record their observations. Next, they will learn about soil profiles and horizons by both examining a soil sample in a jar and by creating a soil profile flip chart. The purpose of the activity ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Glossary, Book - text
Subject: Agricultural science, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental science, Mathematics, Soil science
 
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A learning activity for the "All About Earth: Our World on Stage" book in the Elementary GLOBE series. In pairs, students will create experimental conditions in terrariums in order to study what plants need to live. Variables to study include the presence or absence of soil, water, and sunlight. Students will record the growth of radish plants as well as observations of "the water cycle" in their ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Glossary, Book - text
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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A learning activity for the "All About Earth: Our World on Stage" book in the Elementary GLOBE series. One of the "big ideas" in Earth system science is the notion of interaction among parts of the Earth system. In the Elementary GLOBE book All About Earth: Our World on Stage, the children in Ms. Patel's class discuss instances of how the four major spheres of Earth's system interact. They symbolize ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Glossary, Book - text
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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The class will brainstorm, write, create, and produce a play in which they represent how all the Earth systems are interconnected. This play can be based on the Elementary GLOBE book "All About Earth: Our World on Stage" or on other student-generated topics representing interconnections of the Earth systems. The purpose of the play is to serve as a performance assessment providing students with the ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Glossary, Book - text
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This is a fact sheet on the water quality programs directly administered by the USGS. USGS provides information on issues such as the suitability of water for public supply and irrigation, aquatic ecosystem health, effects of agriculture and urbanization on water resources, acid rain, and disposal of radioactive waste. There are hot links to several studies and to data available from USGS and other ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science, Chemistry, Environmental science, Geochemistry, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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BASINS is a multipurpose environmental analysis system for use by regional, state, and local agencies in performing watershed and water quality based studies. This new software makes it possible to quickly assess large amounts of point source and nonpoint source data in a format that is easy to use and understand. Installed on a personal computer, BASINS allows the user to assess water quality at ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Agricultural science, Ecology, Environmental science, Geochemistry, Hydrology, Soil science
 
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