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Environmental Literacy Council DLESE Reviewed Collection
This clearinghouse-style site from the Environmental Literacy Councilprovides links to information, articles and educational materials on several environmental subjects, including water. The water-specific segment features information on topics ranging from hydroelectric power to eutrophication to rogue waves. The articles featured cover scientific and social aspects of water. The Teaching Water segment provides links to labs and activities related to water sources and water quality. The main site includes an Ask an Expert segment where users can ask scientists questions as well as a Teacher's Exchange which provides a forum for sharing exercises and labs.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • Informal
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lab activity
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Portal:
    • Non-profit
  • Services:
    • Ask an expert
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
All rights reserved Copyright 2002 The Environmental Literacy Council
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-063
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The Environmental Literacy Council