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Filtration Investigation

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Scholars build a simple filtration system to remove impurities from muddy water and rate the filtered water to a grade of clarity scale. The focus is on teamwork and problem solving. This instructional activity would be effective in your...
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What Is in the Water?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare bottled water qualities to water found naturally in a pond habitat. They research their state's laws/regulations in regard to bottled water and study the advertising, cost, and quality of brands of bottled water. They...
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Water in Earth's Hydrosphere

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Environmentalists test stream water for temperature, pH, and turbidity. Each group shares their information and then the class makes an overall evaluation of the water quality. A slide show sets the backdrop for the teaching portion and...
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When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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What Are You Drinking?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
There is plenty of talk these days about our carbon footprints, but what about our water footprints? Do we think much about the amount of water we use in a given day or how safe it really is? Raise awareness with this resource. A...
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Determination of Phosphorus Content in River Water

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Divide your chemistry or environmental science class into two groups. Each group tests water samples from a river for the concentration of phosphorus using a different method. With chemists, you can use this activity as they learn to use...
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Restoring and Protecting Chesapeake Bay and River Water Quality

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
A professional and comprehensive presentation on Chesapeake Bay water quality is in store for your ecology class. If you live in the Chesapeake Bay region and want to get learners involved in conservation efforts, this slide show will do...
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Non-Point Source Pollution Program

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Written as field trip preparation to Gateway National Recreation Area, this resource is also appropriate for any class that is studying the impact of human activity on the environment. During the first activity, learners identify...
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Water Quality Indicators

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
When environmental studies classes are preparing to sample water for quality, they need to know what factors to test. This collection of slides explains different water quality indicators and why each is important. Viewers will be able...
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Round and Round the Water Goes

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore natural water sources. For this water sources lesson, students investigate water reservoirs. Students work with sponges to simulate a community's natural water consumption. Students discover how water returns to the...
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Earth's Water Distribution

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the amount of Earth that is covered by water. In this water consumption lesson, 6th graders discover that only a small portion of Earth's water is consumable due to pollution and other contaminants. Students...
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Words to Action

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
What's better than talking about water quality issues in your hometown? Doing something about it! Scholars come up with a community action plan to take care of a local environmental issue having to do with the water supply. They...
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Where in the world is the Hydra Electron?

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Walk your class through the journey water takes once it leaves your kitchen sink, all the way through the water cycle. Demonstrations support your lecture. This plan is thoroughly written, but ideally you would follow it up with water...
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Point- vs. Non-point Pollution

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students differentiate between point and non-point pollution and determine how the different types of pollution are harmful to aquatic ecosystems. They complete a series of tests on a sample of "polluted" water and a sample of "pure" water.
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Missing Macroinvertebrates - Stream Side Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Field study groups collect samples of stream water and identify the macroinvertebrates found. Using their data, they calculate a water quality index to rate the health of the stream. They graph their data and discuss the value of a water...
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Getting the Lead Out

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The article for this lesson no longer accessible through the links in the lesson plan, but can be found in the National Center for Biotechnology Information website. After reading it, environmental science students answer questions and...
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Conditioning and Storing Cut Flowers and Greens

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Flower storage is an important topic if you are working with flowers. Consequently, this series of slides will be useful for those who are studying floral arranging. The information provided in this presentation could be used to enhance...
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Water Chemistry and Pollution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A very neat and very blue slide show details signs of water quality and the main causes of ocean pollution. Each slide is a bucket full of information displayed in bullet points. You won't find many pictures, but you will find plenty...
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Ocean in a Bottle

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students investigate pollution in water. In this pollution lesson, students participate in an experiment to simulate water pollution. Students observe how the water reacts to the "pollution."
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Environmental Stewardship: The Importance of Water Quality

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders estimate the amount of water they use in a day, week, or month. They read the attachment, "Water Facts" and the teacher performs a demonstration of water sampling and testing. Students work in small groups to perform a...
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Testing Your Water

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students perform several water quality tests on groundwater from their area. They use test strips to determine the pH, hardness, alkalinity, nitrates, iron and chloride levels.
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TE Lesson: How Clean is that Water?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the factors the affect water quality, and allow for animals and plants to live. They look at how engineers apply water quality information when making stream modifications in order to ensure drinking water quality. They...
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Are You a River Keeper

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the characteristics of a healthy river and choose a nearby stream to analyze. They test the water quality and observe the health of plants and animals living in the immediate habitat. Students write a lab report giving...
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What Is a One Part Per Million Solution?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Water may appear to be crystal clear, but there could be dissolved substances present. Lab groups make a one-part-per-million of a food coloring solution to demonstrate this concept. As part of an outstanding unit about water, this...