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In this lesson students explore the impacts of concentrated development and sprawl on water quality and land use. The concept of a watershed is introduced, along with information on basins and tributaries and the impacts of growth and nitrogen loading. The students are able to develop a plan to reduce nitrogen runoff to a targeted level. Several handouts and maps are included. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Case study, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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The site offers an interactive discussion of different vantage points associated with dam building. It describes some of the engineering and environmental issues that go into the process of selecting a site for building a dam and the conditions necessary for electrical generation. Links to classroom and family activities are organized by grade level. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan, Tutorial, Index / Bibliography, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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This portal provides information on how we use water on an everyday basis. Users can choose from some general water-use topics on the left side of the graphic, or from the categories of water use on the right side. A text menu of the topics is provided below the graphic. Topics include groundwater, surface water, domestic versus commercial consumption, irrigation and livestock, and industrial uses. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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This national organization is comprised of state and regional water resource management agencies and provides a means for members to exchange information and to work with federal agencies that share water management responsibilities. Focal points cover both surface and groundwater, and include watershed management, dam safety, floodplain management, nonpoint source pollution, water quality standards, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Report, Policy / Procedure, Non-profit portal
Subject: Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This online magazine features news articles from around the world about legal, economic, and cultural factors related to water. The archives include articles from 1995-present and are searchable by topic: supply, quality, policy, conservation, litigation/rights, global resource, or by keyword. The site also provides a list of water meetings and conferences and a free sample of the Water Investment ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Periodical
Subject: Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This EPA site is a small portal to a variety of groundwater and drinking education resources. Major topics include local drinking water, source water protection, drinking water standards, public drinking water systems and underground injection control. The Kids Stuff portion of this site has games and activities, kid's health, classroom activities and experiments, and a Spanish language section. There ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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The Wetlands Reading List is an annotated list of printed material that will supplement lesson plans and provide students with suggestions for independent reading on wetlands. The goal of the list is to encourage students to explore and develop a respect, understanding and appreciation for wetlands. Books contained in the Wetlands Reading List include different types of literature. Factual, nonfiction, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Index / Bibliography
Subject: Ecology, 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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This site was developed to assist students and educators with learning about the Great Lakes. The links provide materials on basic earth science concepts, a set of lesson plans on the lakes, and other Great Lakes topics. Concepts covered include Langmuir circulation, longshore current and beach drift, sediments, stream flow, seasonal stratification and water quality. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Climatology, Hydrology
 
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This three-part module covers the major concepts of the chemistry of water, at a level appropriate for late primary and early intermediate learners. Key vocabulary words are defined using examples that are relevant to children's lives. Each part of the module contains an activity or experiment to reinforce the science content that was covered. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Hydrology
 
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