Students conduct a visual survey to discover information about local land use and water quality; document their findings by mapping and profiling the water body; and use this initial investigation to raise questions about local land use.
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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
Distillation of Rubbing Alcohol (2-Propanol) and Water Mixture
Oil refining uses fractional distillation to separate the various fractions of crude oil. Scholars perform fractional distillation to separate rubbing alcohol from water. The second lesson in a seven-part series focuses on the process...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
This Is Why Water Striders Make Terrible Lifeguards
Water striders ... amazing aquatic acrobats or ferocious predators? Introduce life science scholars to these tough little insects using an engaging video. The narrator explains the strider's ability to walk on water and how it uses this...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Measuring the Volume of Water Discharge for a Stream or Canal
Students study how to measure and calculate the volume of water flowing down a stream or canal and use simple tools to make measurements. Next, students determine how many people cold live off the volume of water measured. Finally, they...
10th - 12th Math