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Water Science for Schools: Water Use in the United States DLESE Reviewed Collection
This page is part of a larger USGS project called Water Science for Schools. This section covers different water-use topics and categories of water-use. A Spanish translation is available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Portal:
    • Government
Subject:
  • Agricultural science
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
USGS-authored or produced data and information are in the public domain. While the content of most USGS web pages is in the public domain, not all the information on our site is in the public domain. Some images/graphics are used by USGS with permission. For other uses, you may need to obtain permission from the copyright holder under the copyright law. You are welcome to make a link to any of the Web pages USGS has published on the Internet. There is no need to request permission. Use of the USGS visual identifier (logo) is restricted to official publications.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-225
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Personal health
        • Populations, resources, environments
        • Risks and benefits
        • Sci. / tech. in society
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about science and technology
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Water Science for Schools'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: H Perlman
USGS