Surface Water Teacher Resources
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Predicting Ground Water FlowLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Oceans: Water, Water Everywhere. . . but Only on the Earth!Lesson Planet
4th - 8th
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...
Is This Water Clean Enough To Drink?Lesson Planet
5th - 8th
Students examine the steps of the hydrological cycle; identify surface water and groundwater; determine how surface water is cleaned before being used for drinking, bathing, cooking, and other direct purposes; and model a process used to...
Where is the World's Water?Lesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars discover the amount of the Earth's water in various locations such as the ocean, ice, the atmosphere, etc. They then make a model of the how much water those percentages represent. Finally, analysis questions bring the concepts...
When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?Lesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Reflections of LightLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Why can we see our reflection in a window but not a brick wall? Young physicists learn the Law of Reflection and various light properties that help them answer this and other questions about reflection. Use the PowerPoint to introduce...
Identifying Watersheds with Topographic MapsLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students model a watershed and delineate one using topographic maps. In this hydrology instructional activity, students use aluminum foil to model a landscape and observe how water moves on it. They also observe the features of a...