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40 resources with the concept surface water

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Discover Water—The Role of Water in Our Lives

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Make a splash with this series of engaging interactives that teach all about one of the most important substances on Earth: water. From oceans to bodies of freshwater, these fun resources investigate the water cycle and the important...
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MAVEN Educator Ambassador Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Far Out! The MAVEN Educator Ambassador project trains the trainers on space science topics for middle and high school scholars. The five lessons in the collection were developed by the project, and focus on planetary atmosphere and...
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Ocean Circulation in the North Atlantic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Swirling and churning, the waters of the North Atlantic play a vital role in Earth's climate! Discover the many factors that produce circulation using a multimedia lesson from PBS's Weather and Climate series for high schoolers. Scholars...
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Living with Less Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that California produces two thirds of the fruits and nuts consumed in the United States? That it produces almost one third of the vegetables? Did you know that scientists warn that California is facing the onset of a...
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Planet Designer: Retro Planet Red

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does the atmosphere on Mars look like? This fourth lesson in the series of five is designed for high schoolers. Scholars apply previous knowledge to add atmosphere to Mars in an online simulation. This comprehensive lesson includes...
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Constructing an Aquifer

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Rainwater doesn't stay where it falls. Learners use modeling to demonstrate how rainwater disperses once it hits the ground. The activity includes an investigation of the height of the water table in an aquifer and how it is affected by...
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Global Water Supply Elementary School Curriculum

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Water is the focus of an interdisciplinary unit that brings awareness to its daily use around the world and the importance of conservation. Worksheets challenge scholars to match words and definitions, trace, complete a maze, and solve a...
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Perpetual Ocean

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Salty sailors in days gone by used to speak of the seven seas. What they didn't know was that their world was one big ocean! Seaworthy scholars climb aboard an adventure that features the major ocean currents during a lesson from PBS's...
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Sea Surface Temperature, Salinity, and Density

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Earth's vast ocean is full of mysteries! Science scholars discover the big-picture properties that influence its characteristics at different latitudes using a instructional activity from PBS's Weather and Climate series. After...
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Global Sea Surface Currents and Temperature

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Get lost at sea amid colorful ocean currents! Learners discover the patterns of movement and temperature in the North Atlantic's currents through a simulation, part of PBS's Weather and Climate series. The resource contains background...
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Global Ocean Currents

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What forces drive the ocean's currents? Science scholars observe global ocean currents at different depths to explore their characteristics and patterns. Part of PBS's Weather and Climate series, the resource includes teaching...
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ESS2C - The Role of Water in Earth's Surface Processes

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Water is something most of us take for granted. Explore the important aspects of water with a short video lesson. The instructor addresses the key instructional points of the NGSS standard ESS2C. He explains the complexity of the water...
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Where is the World's Water?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Scholars discover the amount of the Earth's water in various locations such as the ocean, ice, the atmosphere, etc. They then make a model of the how much water those percentages represent. Finally, analysis questions bring the concepts...
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Water Cycle Activities

For Teachers 4th Standards
Explore the water cycle in all aspects with a resource packed full of activities and lessons. The 37-page packet comes with vocabulary, a game, writing prompts, printables, and opportunities to journey through the stages in the water...
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Water Supply

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Participate in three activities that look at the earth's limited water supply and the changes water goes through as it enters each phase of the water cycle. The resource is complete with three activities that demonstrate the changing...
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The Blue Planet

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
What a neat interactive that interacts with the amount of water on Earth's surface. It begins with a brief audio introduction of the Blue Planet and how it got its name. Then, users click on the activity to play a game that calculates...
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Go H2O! Investigating Residential Water Systems

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Before your learners excuse themselves to get a drink at the water fountain, prompt them to think about where that water comes from. A middle school science lesson encourages groups to research their community's source of drinking water,...
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H2O-NO! - Fresh Water Problems

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
If the amount of freshwater in an ecosystem changes, in what way is the specific ecosystem affected? This is the focus of a video that discusses the importance of freshwater and how all ecosystems need freshwater to sustain life.
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The Case of the Wacky Water Cycle

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Join the tree house detectives in learning about the processes of the water cycle, water conservation, water treatment, and water as a limited resource.
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The Water Cycle

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young scientists get their feet wet as they learn about the water cycle in this series of activities. Whether they are observing how evaporation causes puddles to dry up, or how plants put water into the atmosphere through transpiration,...
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The Water Cycle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Looking for a full-color, labeled water cycle diagram? You found one! From evaporation to precipitation to plant uptake and everything in between, it's all here and beautifully illustrated. 
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Oceans: Water, Water Everywhere. . . but Only on the Earth!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
It's not long, but it's thorough! This PowerPoint takes 4th - 8th grade earth scientists deeper into the oceans. They learn about tide and current activity and the forces that drive them. They also discover how wind and the rotation of...
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WATER You Doing to Help?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Auntie Litter is here to educate young scholars about water pollution and environmental stewardship! Although the 15-minute video clip is cheesy, it's an engaging look at the water cycle and conservation. Learners start by illustrating...
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Surface Water/Groundwater

For Students 5th - 8th
Water wizards write short answers and fill in the blanks about Earth's surface water and groundwater. They also identify the condition of the soil in a diagram. Use these two worksheets as a reading comprehension assignment if your...