Where We Get Our Fresh Water

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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 provided Think questions. Alternatively, you can assign the viewing and answering of questions as homework when studying a unit on water. It would make a stimulating introduction to a research report on Earth's water supply.

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  • A vital topic, presented clearly for middle schoolers 
  • Can be used prior to meeting Next Generation Science Standard MS-ESS2-4
  • Easily adapted to Common Core Science Standards for scientific literacy

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