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Activity #4 Ground Water Model In a Jar

Students devlop a model, which they illustrate a water table and allow for the discussion of common terms and illustrate what those terms mean. They comprehend that a flow rates, removal of contaminants, and the amount of water stored are factors that depend on the soil characteristics in an area. Students define the following terms: zone of saturation, water table, permeability, impermeable layers, and zone of aeration.

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Resource Details

5th - 8th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Vocabulary