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Make a splash with this series of engaging interactives that teach all about one of the most important substances on Earth: water. From oceans to bodies of freshwater, these fun resources investigate the water cycle and the important...
Water, water, everywhere but there is less of it available to drink! The ten resources in this collection examine water waste in manufacturing, depleted aquifers, water usage, and desalination and recycling methods. Students watch...
Water may be everywhere but supplies of freshwater are dwindling. An eight-week, three-unit module takes up the topic of water sustainability and freshwater management. In Unit 1, seventh graders read Barbara Kingsolver’s article, “Water...
EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Management and Sustainability of Water
Water may be everywhere but there is less of it to drink. The 10 resources in the Module 4b, unit 1 collection focus on fresh water management and water sustainability. Seventh graders continue to develop their reading and research...
EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4b, Unit 2: Research Study: Industrial and Agricultural Water Management
The 17 lessons in Module 4B, Unit 2 continue to focus on sustainable water management. Seventh graders research ways industry and agriculture currently use freshwater resources to ways sustainable water management could be improved. They...
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
The three units in the “Water is Life: The Earth’s Hydrosphere and Its Impact on Living Systems” are designed to teach middle schoolers about the role water plays in all life. Unit 1 builds background knowledge. In Unit 2, scholars...
This fresh resource explores the world's fresh water: where it can be found, and how humans use it. You might be surprised at the variety of domestic uses! Short, but sweet, this feature can be followed by a class discussion using the...
It's all about freshwater in this water interactive! Users navigate through freshwater habitats such as lakes, rivers, and wetlands, taking note of the animals that live there. They also look at a desert habitat for comparison. Learners...
This particular lesson was written by the National Earth Science Teachers Association, but density is a concept that you can teach at the beginning of the school year in your life, physical, or earth science classes. It would be fun to...
About 70% of the earth's surface is covered in water, but how much of this water is fresh? Show this video to introduce your conservationists to the freshwater biome and the species that live there.
This science assignment produced by NASA teaches inquiring minds the distribution of Earth's water. Learners will appreciate and understand the importance of fresh water and how weather and climate affects everything.
Most of the water on Earth is found in our oceans; however, humans cannot survive on salt water. Instead, we need freshwater. So, what is freshwater and where does it come from? This is the focus of a video that discusses the differences...
If the amount of freshwater in an ecosystem changes, in what way is the specific ecosystem affected? This is the focus of a video that discusses the importance of freshwater and how all ecosystems need freshwater to sustain life.
Why do we need freshwater? Because freshwater sustains life. After reading a three-paragraph passage about the importance of freshwater, first graders respond to the article by answering comprehension questions. The resource includes...
For this fresh water worksheet, learners click on the links in the questions about fresh water to find the answers and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 9 questions total.
Sixth graders investigate decomposition. In this decomposition in freshwater lesson, 6th graders identify components of the food chain, discuss freshwater ecosystems, and assemble leaf packs that will be used to illustrate decomposition.
After eight years of roaming in the ocean, salmon go back to the freshwater stream of their birth place to lay their own eggs. They jump, swim, and dive through obstacles to travel upstream. The salmon stop eating, lay their eggs, and...
Freshwater is not as plentiful as one might think! Explore how limited this fundamental resource is, how it is being used, and how shortages can be addressed. When you are teaching upper-elementary or middle school earth scientists about...
Students complete activities where they observe the amount of freshwater in the world as a fraction of the actual amount of water using different mixtures. In this freshwater lesson plan, students brainstorm on how to preserve freshwater.
In this global issues worksheet, students read a 3-page article and examine the provided charts about the world's freshwater supply. Students then respond to 6 short answer questions.
Students explore salt and fresh water. For this water lesson, students investigate the amount of Earth covered by water. Students compare the amounts of salt water to fresh water. Students create a visual representation to aid...
Using the Hudson River as the focus, learners discuss the difference between salt water and fresh water environments, analyze maps and graphs, and complete addition and subtraction problems. This lesson comes with a wealth of...
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