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Environment Canada- Freshwater Website DLESE Reviewed Collection
Visitors can access an alphabetic index to a large variety of fresh water-related materials on water quality, usage, laws and regulations, flooding, and ecosystems. Information resources include educational materials and a "Teachers' Corner" with booklets, activities, and fact sheets are available for teachers and are ranked according to educational level. This site is sponsored by Environment Canada, and a French translation is available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright/Permission to reproduce materials on this Web site have been produced and/or compiled by Environment Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the programs and services offered by the Government of Canada. Much of the material on this site is covered by the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and by international agreements. Such copyright serves to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission. Non-commercial reproduction information on this site has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal and public non-commercial use. Unless otherwise noted by the application of the copyright symbol (Environment Canada, Date), materials on this site may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission from Environment Canada. We ask only that users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced, Environment Canada be identified as the source department, and the reproduction not be represented as an official version of the materials reproduced, nor as having been made in affiliation with or with the endorsement of Environment Canada.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-059
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Environment Canada
http://www.ec.gc.ca/regeng.html