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Water Cycle Worksheets

For Students 4th - 8th
A website links you to several water cycle worksheets geared toward an upper elementary or middle school level. Diagrams, word search, crossword, and fill-in-the-blank worksheets are available. As an added bonus, there are links to...
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Great Streamboat Race

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students analyze currents. For this Science lesson, students race small boats in a creek or stream. Students time the currents and collect organisms from the creek or stream.
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Surface Water

For Students 6th
For this surface water worksheet, 6th graders will read 12 statements related to surface water and the movement of rivers over the land. In each statement, there is a bold-faced word that the students will unscramble and place into a...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the major components of a stream study and determine the overall health of the stream. They identify the major impacts of human activity on the health of a stream by using field equipment to accumulate and record data.
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Why Is Our Stream Changing?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students test turbidity, pH, oxygen content and temperature of local stream. In this earth science lesson, students collect and record data from the experiment. They analyze findings and present it to class.
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Water Velocity

For Students 7th - 10th
For this water worksheet, students use a graph comparing particle diameter with stream velocity to complete 6 fill in the blank questions.
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A "Sedimental" Journey-Sediment Collection

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are asked how they would gather a sample of sediment from a lake, stream, river, pond, or swamp. They discuss safety concerns involving sample collections. Students are instructed to stay out of the water and to be careful not...
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Stream Watch

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss why it is important to take care of streams, what is non-point source and point source pollution, what are some causes of pollution in streams, and what can we do to prevent some of these causes of pollution? They steam...
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Measuring the Volume of Water Discharge for a Stream or Canal

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars study how to measure and calculate the volume of water flowing down a stream or canal and use simple tools to make measurements. Next, students determine how many people cold live off the volume of water measured. Finally,...
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Acid Rain

For Students 4th - 12th
In this acid rain worksheet students complete a series of questions on acidity and how acid rain forms.  Students view a slide show and list what they can do to help. 
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Is Our Water Healthy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students test water for a least one chemical characteristic. They hypothesize how a storm event might change the chemical characteristics of a stream. Students collect water samples and use the chemical test to test the water.
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Where Does Water Come From?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Perfect for children in pre-K through 1st grade, this presentation provides simplified information about the water cycle. While no academic language is used, the water cycle is fully represented in clear and easy-to-follow slides. This...
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Aquatic Invertebrates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the impact that human development has on streams.  In this stream sampling lesson students compare macroinvertebrate data and graph it.
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Exploring the "Our Rivers" Section

For Students 5th - 12th
In this rivers worksheet, students access a website to answer questions about the Fraser River watershed in British Columbia. This worksheet has 8 short answer questions.
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The River Thames

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
World geography 101. Present the class with all they need to know about the river Thames. They'll learn how it flows, where it begins and ends, and why it's important to France.
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Using A Volunteer Acquired Database Constructed On The Internet, Examine the Relationship between Dissolved Oxygen and Water Temperature

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders access a database and open a spreadsheet.  In this oxygen and water temperature lesson students save the database, sort it and generate scatter plot graphs. 
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Locomotor Lakes, Rivers, and Streams

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explain lakes, rivers and streams using jumping and leaping skills. This integrated lesson plan reinforce scientific knowledge of ponds, rivers, lakes and streams.
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Determine Dischare of Stream

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars can explain that stream discharge defines the amount of water that passes a point in a given amount of time. They also define discharge is expressed as cubic feet/second is calculated as: average width of channel in feet x...
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For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students work as a team to gather organisms from a stream to evaluate if the water quality is excellent, good, or fair to poor.
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Acid Rock WebQuest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine how water can be affected by population increase.  In this water quality instructional activity students describe the health effects on humans of air, water and soil pollution. 
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End Sights

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this measurement worksheet, students create an adjustable length sight and explore the proportional relationship of the sight's height and length to the sighted objects height and distance from the sighter.
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The Great Water Hunt

For Teachers K
Students create a model of the land to water ratio in a large group and search for all the places water is used at their school while on a Great Water Hunt. They identify where water can be found and compare how much of world is covered...
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Technology as a Tool of Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars monitor streams, take stream surveys, collect chemical and macro-invertebrate and stream discharge data. Using a digital camera, students observe the percentage of various types of vegetation on the flood plan, riparian...
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Ecology: Effects of Land Use on Natural Streams

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine how humans affect various ecosystems. In this ecology lesson, 8th graders discuss different ways that contaminants enter the stream. They explain the consequences of eutrophication in lakes.