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74 resources with the concept aquifers

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Deep Subjects - Wells and Ground Water

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here is a phenomenal lesson plan on ground water, wells, and aquifers. Young geologists study how water exists underground, how water moves through the soil, and how water is extracted to be used as drinking water. Some excellent...
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Water

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why is water so important to the world around us? Scholars learn about the different types of water sources and how water is used. They also identify ways to conserve and manage water as well as discover the different types and causes of...
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Recharging Aquifers

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
The ninth lesson in a 10-part series on Fresh Solutions explains how aquifers develop and how people currently use them. The video also explores how aquifers are being depleted faster than they refill and the long-term concerns about...
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Exploring Our Growing Need for Water

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Pupils explore the amount of water people use in agriculture and for personal use. They compare water usage for various crops to that of raising animals before considering solutions for increased access to safe drinking water worldwide....
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How Do We Meet the Growing Need for Water?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Some aquifers took thousands of years to collect water, yet they have been depleted in only a hundred years. Viewers learn about where humans use water and the serious concerns for the future of the water supply in the second of 10...
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STEM Camp—Water

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Is your class thirsty for STEM-aligned learning about Earth's most important molecule? Science scholars investigate the nature of water in a detailed unit. Pairs and individuals get the facts on water's peculiar properties, why living...
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How 2 knOw? H2O and the Water Cycle

For Teachers 7th Standards
Here is an essential lesson for an essential molecule! Immerse seventh graders into a comprehensive two-week journey through one of Earth's most important cycles, the water cycle. Dive into activities that illustrate the movement of...
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Water's Journey Expedition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Step into a scientist's shoes to go online and discover the Florida Springs Expedition, and participate in two activities focusing on how humans impact the environment. The first activity asks scholars to summarize the six dispatches at...
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Calculating Rainwater Runoff

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Thirsty plants soak up every bit of a rainfall, but what happens to the rain that hits the roof? Calculate the amount of rainwater from your school's roof with an Earth science activity, which brings measurement skills, observation...
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The Water Cycle

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Explore the water cycle with a hands-on earth science activity that prompts pupils to measure the amount of water normally transpired by plants. After they describe the flow of the water cycle and provide examples of how human activities...
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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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Environmental Sciences

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Whether you are teaching environmental science in junior high or studying recycling in kindergarten, there is something for all in this set of lessons designed for environmental education. The 110-page packet comes with tips for teaching...
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Role of Plants in Water Filtration

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Investigate the amazing ability of plants to filter contaminants from water with this series of in-class demonstrations. After placing six small, potted plants in plastic cups, different solutions and mixtures are poured into them that...
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A Mock Town Meeting on a Proposed Tank Farm

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Intended as a follow up to the Protecting Your Drinking Water activity, young environmentalists use their assessment of the a hypothetical town's water supply to debate the installation of underground chemical storage tanks. With the...
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Protecting Your Drinking Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Having a clean, reliable source of drinking water is essential for any community, but in many cases this is easier said than done. Engage young environmentalists in exploring the five factors affecting vulnerability of a groundwater...
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Aquifer in a Cup

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Young scientists create their very own aquifers in this science lesson on ground water. After learning about how some people get their drinking water from underground wells, young learners use sand, modeling clay, and aquarium rocks to...
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Thirsty Rocks: Please "Porous" a Drink!

For Teachers 4th - 10th
A simple activity goes a long way in demonstrating the property of porosity to your rock hounds. They will mass a specimen of dry sandstone and then soak it in a pre-measured amount of water. After seven minutes, they once again measure...
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Land and People: Cape Cod Activity 1

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students make a model aquifer to study the uniqueness of Cape Cod's ground-water system. Using the model., they determine how easily contamination spreads in the aquifer system by completing and recording three activities. Using the...
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Aquifer in a Cup

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
All you need is a little water, some soil, sand, and gravel to conduct this experiment. Using plastic cups, kids create their own aquifers and observe the processes of infiltration and contamination. 
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Desalination: Turning Salt Water into Fresh Water

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
How does San Francisco supply its citizens with enough water, even during a drought? Learn about reservoirs and why desalination could be a good solution with a reading passage about water conservation. After kids finish the...
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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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Groundwater as Part of the Water Cycle

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Make sure to read through the activity procedures thoroughly before teaching this instructional activity because the materials list is incomplete. Also, the mentioned worksheets and booklet are not available. However, there is no need to...
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WATER HERE AND THERE

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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Aquifers and Groundwater

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners understand the purpose of an aquifer. In this aquifer and groundwater lesson, students build a model aquifer find its relationship to water usage. Learners record observations as they build the layers of the aquifer.