Learning about Waters and Watersheds
"When the well's dry, we know the worth of water." Benjamin Franklin

drop Lentic or Lotic Ecosystems online activity drop Water Vocabulary puzzle
drop Natural Resource Wars - who will be the winner? drop Oceans - a cause for concern PBL
drop Wetlands EcoStudy unit drop Biomes - problem based learning
drop Map Pennsylvania Waters drop Fishy Facts Internet Activity
drop Water cycle, Groundwater, Fresh water activity 4-8 drop River - Island issues
drop Learn about Watersheds activity 8-12 drop Bullfrog of Magnolia Circle activity
drop Native Plants at School Landscape Project drop Watering Milkweed - Spreadsheet activity
drop Six ways to the Sea worksheet drop Drought Presentation
drop Watersheds - From the Woods Series drop Precipitation & Population
drop Global Warning and climate change drop Plant Biology - water relations online lesson
drop Math of Fresh Water video project drop Rainwater Harvesting video
drop Water Issue Project Digital Journal drop Ology - Water H2O=Life
drop Make Your Own Water Crossword Puzzle drop GeoWeb - Be a cyber cartographer
drop Water and Air Pollution Activity drop

Useful links about water and the environment on other sites

drop World Water Monitoring Day™ is an international education and outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world by engaging citizens to conduct basic monitoring of their local water bodies.

Geology of Pennsylvania's Groundwater Hands on the Land
Groundwater: A Primer for Pennsylvanians Water Resources of the United States
PA Envirothon Central Explore the resources at Environmental Awareness
PA Lakes Explore this estuary
Check out the environment in your community - Scorecard.org Dr. Ruth Patrick
Journey of a Molecule of Water Invasive Species
Environmental Inquiry - Watersheds WATERS GeoViewer
Locate your Watershed - EPA resource Sediment and Toxicity in Chesapeake Bay - NOAA
Watershed Game Cracking dams

Learn about wetlands

WaterSense Watersheds

Macroinvertebrate IDing

Water Cycle - elementary
Pathfinder Science - Stream Monitoring Introduction - Hydrology
PPG glass dump runoff creates a wasteland Teaching with Data
Research Hydrology Pollution
Environmental Working Group has found the most common pesticides in treated drinking water Groundwater
Virtual Coral Reef Fish Count Ways of a watershed - elementary
Watershed curriculum - constructivist pedagogy using the 5 E’s Expedition Susquehanna An Environmental Investigation
Check out Rhyme, Rhythm, Results educational rap site water cycle Migratory Fish Restoration PA
PASDA - surface water map Drought Monitor: Current Conditions GIS from NDMC
Riparia Cooperative Wetlands Center @ Penn State "WaterPower"- A Curriculum Module
Watershed Education from DCNR free allows students to research information, enter and compare data statewide, and share their knowledge. Finding a Balance - an environmental study project that considers real environmental dilemmas concerning water use and to provide solutions to these dilemmas.
How NASA studies Water Water on the Web
Water and Ice Safety Water Cycle Rap - teachertube
Being a good citizen means being a careful stewart of our natural resources. Identify a way to conserve water. Explain your choice. Utilize this ThinkQuest winning site: AquaDuck.

America has been a country that builds dams. There are more than 75,000 major dams in the US. video

Water, Climate, Vegetation ppt

"Urban Pools"- A Curriculum Module Written for the National Mall and Memorial Parks

Environmental Education Network, a clearinghouse for all environmental education information, materials and ideas on the Internet. K-12 links range from Acid Rain Lesson Plans to Whales: A Thematic Web Unit. http://www.envirolink.org/

NPS Water in the Environment in depth study unit with many lessons

This activity is aligned with the Pennsylvania State Academic Standards for “Environment and Ecology"
Watersheds and Wetlands 4.1. A: Identify various types of water environments · Lotic systems (e.g. creeks, rivers, streams) · Lentic systems (ponds, lakes, swamps) Explain the differences between moving and still water. • Identify Pennsylvania’s major watersheds and their related river systems • Explain factors that affect water quality and flow through a watershed. • Explain the role of watersheds in everyday life.

4.3. Environmental Health B. Describe how human actions affect the health of the environment. • Identify land use practices and their relation to environmental health.

It is also aligned with the Pennsylvania State Academic Standards for Reading, Writing, Speaking; Science and Technology; and Geography

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