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Contaminating an Aquifer DLESE Reviewed Collection
This document provides activities and ideas for science projects that deal with water supply and quality in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Topics include the use of groundwater (and wells) as a resource, types of groundwater contamination, and information on the aquifers in the Jacksonville area. An activity is provided in which students construct a model aquifer, and suggestions are made for science projects that use the model.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lab activity
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-436
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Personal health
        • Populations, resources, environments
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How human actions modify the physical env.
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Jacksonville Energy Authority (JEA)
http://www.jea.com/index.asp