|Groundwater Activity: Edible Earth Parfaits|
This activity is a fun and easy way to understand the geology of an aquifer. Students will build an edible aquifer, and learn about confining layers, contamination, recharge and water tables. This demonstration is designed to illustrate the geologic formations in an aquifer, how pollution can get into groundwater, and how pumping can cause a decline in the water table. Students will notice how the contaminants can get sucked into the well area and end up in the groundwater by leaking through the confining layer. They will also see how the aquifer is recharged.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-006-210
This resource is part of 'Kid's Corner of the Groundwater Foundation'
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