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Discover Water—The Role of Water in Our Lives

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
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...
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Fresh Solutions: Water Use and Conservation

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
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...

EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 4b: Reading and Research: Water is Life

For Teachers 7th Standards
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...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Management and Sustainability of Water

For Teachers 7th Standards
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...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4b, Unit 2: Research Study: Industrial and Agricultural Water Management

For Teachers 7th Standards
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...
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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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,...
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Water is Life: The Earth’s Hydrosphere and Its Impact on Living Systems

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Where We Get Our Fresh Water

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Investigate Fresh Water

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
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...
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Exploring Density with Salt and Fresh Water: Part 5

For Teachers 6th - 9th
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...
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Biomes : Freshwater

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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.
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Freshwater Availability Classroom Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
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.
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The Basics of Freshwater

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
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...
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H2O-NO! - Fresh Water Problems

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
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.
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We Need Freshwater

For Students 1st Standards
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...
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Fresh Water Facts

For Students 4th - 6th
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.
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Decomposition in Freshwater

For Teachers 6th
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.
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Life Cycle of Salmon

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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...
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Thirsty Manatees

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Manatees are dependent upon freshwater. Due to a shortage, these thirsty animals are putting themselves in danger. Watch this video to learn why.
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Fresh Water Scarcity: An Introduction to the Problem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Earth's Water: A drop in your cup

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
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. 
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Dripping Away

For Students 7th - 10th
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.
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So Much Water, So Little to Drink

For Teachers K - 2nd
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...
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Tracking the Salt Front

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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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