We found 233 reviewed resources for harvesting water
The Ancient Ingenuity of Water HarvestingLesson Planet
17 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Water is essential to life on earth. How is it then, that people can survive in desert regions with very limited access to fresh water? Through ingenious architecture and engineering, communities in India's Golden Desert have been able...
Terrarium in a Bottle: Modeling the Atmosphere, Greenhouse Effect, and Water CycleLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
You've heard of farm to table ... but what about farm in classroom? Junior agriculturalists embark upon a two-week journey into the science of growing things. Based upon the classic terrarium in a two-liter experiment, the lesson plan...
The New Haven Oyster Industry and Water QualityLesson Planet
9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the different types of water pollutants and how they affect the waterways. For this environmental science lesson, students collect and interpret data from government agencies. They discuss how industrial...
Water Ways Lesson Plan #1: Who Catches Your Fish?Lesson Planet
2nd - 6th
Students explore the types of fish caught in the Mid-Atlantic region. In this fishing lesson plan, students learn about fishing methods and meet fishermen that catch the fish. Using the water ways website, students research types of...
Bugs for BreakfastLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
More people in the world eat bugs as a source of protein than the number of people who don't eat bugs. Viewers consider bugs as a food source to solve multiple issues. Our Hungry Planet introduces bug-based food as a possible solution to...
Ecosystem Interdependence: Managing Salmon for Healthy ForestsLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Examine the impact the fishing industry has on local ecosystems. The hands-on lesson begins with an experiment that tests the effectiveness of fish-based fertilizers. It continues with a computer-based module that simulates sustainable...
2012 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response QuestionsLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Sometimes solving one problem leads to another. Scholars respond to questions about fracking to harvest natural gas and other environmental related topics. The resource provides items released from the 2012 AP® Environmental Science exam...
Understanding OverfishingLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Something's fishy here! Fishermen are having trouble catching enough fish to supply the demand due to years of overfishing. Bycatch, the unintentional harvesting of unwanted fish, is also a serious situation. Follow the viewing of this...
Rainwater Harvesting, A Practice for Puerto Rico?Lesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students identify the various sources of water in Puerto Rico. In groups, they research the various ways people in the country gather their water. They also analyze the reasoning behind water catchment systems to end the lesson plan.
What are rice farmers doing to help the environment with their water-filled rice fields?Lesson Planet
Third graders research rice fields. In this rice fields lesson, 3rd graders discuss how fields contribute to the environment by providing an important food source for birds. They find the benefits of rice fields to water and soil as well.