Surface Water Teacher Resources
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Predicting Ground Water Flow
After background reading on ground and surface water is complete, young hydrologists create a water table contour map. The map displays the elevation of surrounding areas and requires that the cartologists draw contour lines and arrows...
9th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?
Here is a lesson that includes many great ideas for investigating and discovering how our communities have physically changed over the years, and how land use changes over time may affect a community's water supply. The lesson's...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Water Cycle and Water Conservation
Young ecologists can practice their critical reading skills while learning about the water cycle, the impacts humans can have on the earth's water supply, and why we have a responsibility to our planet to preserve this precious resource....
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Settling The Wasterwater Problem
High schoolers name models that are representations of larger objects. They suggest ways that industry, agriculture, and mining affect water quality. Pupils demonstrate the use of lagoons for treating wastewater. Students define the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Oceans: Water, Water Everywhere. . . but Only on the Earth!
It's not long, but it's thorough! This PowerPoint takes 4th - 8th grade earth scientists deeper into the oceans. They learn about tide and current activity and the forces that drive them. They also discover how wind and the rotation of...
4th - 8th Science
Identifying Watersheds with Topographic Maps
Students model a watershed and delineate one using topographic maps. In this hydrology lesson, students use aluminum foil to model a landscape and observe how water moves on it. They also observe the features of a topographic map and use...
6th - 8th Science
Ground Water Contamination
While intended as background information for teachers, the information about the logistics and effects of the contamination of groundwater would make an excellent supplemental piece for kids with a high reading level. While there are few...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable