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26 resources with the concept the water table

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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
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Career Connections | Hydrologist

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Love math, science, geography, geology, and most especially water? Consider a career as a hydrologist. The narrator of a short video introduces viewers to the many careers in the field of hydrology and the educational pathways available...
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Constructing an Aquifer

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Rainwater doesn't stay where it falls. Learners use modeling to demonstrate how rainwater disperses once it hits the ground. The activity includes an investigation of the height of the water table in an aquifer and how it is affected by...
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Global Water Supply High School Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Some areas of the world take water for granted while others are in crisis. So what to do? Learners consider the water crisis situation in several countries. They compare and contrast each location and the causes and effects of the water...
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Water Cycle

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Rain, rain, go away—wait, there it is again! Elementary scientists learn how rain works its way through the stages of the water cycle with a series of classroom lessons and hands-on activities.
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The Little Stuff Can Make a Big Difference

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Great things come in small packages! What better way to illustrate this point than a week-long look at nanotechnology? Earth science scholars explore water quality issues through lab activities, then research new innovations in nanotech...
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We're Oversalting Our Food, and It's Not What You Think

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Would you believe we are salting our food as it grows? Water tables rise in areas cleared for crops causing the salty water to reach the roots of those crops. The video narrator explains the negative effects on plants as well as...
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Water Cycle

For Students 9th - 12th
Go with the flow! The first video of a seven-part series about the Earth's water resources introduces learners to the water cycle. With an emphasis on cause and effect, it presents the information simply through animation. And, with the...
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The Case of the Wacky Water Cycle

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Join the tree house detectives in learning about the processes of the water cycle, water conservation, water treatment, and water as a limited resource.
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Predicting Ground Water Flow

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
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...
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For Teachers K - 2nd
Introduce the topic of water conservation with a little drama. Dressed as snowflakes, hail stones, or rain drops class members dramatize the events in a narration of the water cycle. The series of lessons that follow focus on...
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What is Groundwater? Our Underground Water Supply

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Learn about the consequences of groundwater with a lesson about the different ways California handles water conservation and pollution. After reading a passage about the water table, learners apply what they have read to six...
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Rainfall and Water Table

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Through inquiry, experimentation, and observation, young scientists see how an increase in rainfall under climate change can affect the water table and soil salinity underground. Young scientists build models that represent the...
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Water Table Lab

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students build a water table to show the zones of aeration and the zones of saturation. In this water table lesson plan, students use a beaker with sand and gravel to simulate the Earth's water table. They label the zones of aeration and...
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Groundwater Lab

For Students 10th - 12th
In this groundwater worksheet, students simulate a pumping well and a pumping well near an injection well using plastic bottles and dirt. They use food coloring to act as a contaminate to see the movement of food color into the water....
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'Round and 'Round it Goes!

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discuss and interpret background knowledge on poster copy given on the water cycle. Students complete the included activity sheets using the poster as a reference in small groups. Students identify and name where water can be...
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Our Keystone FFA Spring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify where their water sources and explore a watershed on a map.  In this watershed lesson students walk a wetland, and identify sources of pollution.
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Testing the Waters

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine a local body of water.  In this science lesson, 11th graders collect water samples to test.  Students analyze the data and make conclusions.  Students create tables and graphs of the data.
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Moving Water

For Students 6th - 12th
In this water worksheet, students will review the groundwater system, hydrologic cycle, and water table. This worksheet has 10 matching, 6 true or false, 3 short answer, and 2 multiple choice questions.
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Activity #4 Ground Water Model In a Jar

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students devlop a model, which they illustrate a water table and allow for the discussion of common terms and illustrate what those terms mean. They comprehend that a flow rates, removal of contaminants, and the amount of water stored...
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Using GIS to Construct Water Table Maps and Flow Nets

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine how to use GIS software to analyze patterns of groundwater flow. Seepage lake elevation data from the Sand Hills of Nebraska is used to construct a water table map and flow net using Esri's Arc Map software.
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Hide the Acorns

For Teachers Pre-K
Students search for acorns. In this art lesson students imagine they are squirrels finding and storing acorns. The students dig through a water table filled with sand or soil looking for acorns that have been buried.
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Water Systems

For Students 9th - 12th
In this water systems learning exercise, students refer to their textbook to complete questions about the amount of water on earth and the portion of water in various forms. Students review porosity, permeability, and water table. This...
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What's The Level?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the movement of the water table and saturation zones. They describe the movements of the water table and locate the saturation zones. Students identify the function of each saturation zone. They develop a model of the...