Ground Water Map
In this ground water map worksheet, students are given a map showing the depth below the surface to the bedrock of Long Island. Students create a cross section map of the area.
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Predicting Ground Water Flow
After background reading on ground and surface water is complete, young hydrologists create a water table contour map. The map displays the elevation of surrounding areas and requires that the cartologists draw contour lines and arrows...
9th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Develop a Wellhead Protection Program
High schoolers take on the role of different small town community members to discuss ways to protect the local wellhead. A simulated committee meeting encourages them to consider how the freshwater supply is used by the different...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Watersheds with Topographic Maps
Students model a watershed and delineate one using topographic maps. In this hydrology lesson, students use aluminum foil to model a landscape and observe how water moves on it. They also observe the features of a topographic map and use...
6th - 8th Science