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Ground Water and Surface Water, A Single Resource part of Web Resource Collection

This USGS report presents an overview of the interactions between ground water and surface water in a variety of terrains. It serves as a general educational document with the intention of helping ...
NSES: 9-12:Standard F: Personal and Social Perspectives:Natural resources
Subject: Hydrology, Geological Sciences:Geochemistry, Geographical Sciences:Physical geography, Chemistry, Environmental science
Resource Type: Text:Reference, Visual:Scientific illustration, Text:Report

The Ozone part of Web Resource Collection

This site is a joint effort of NOAA Research and the College of Education at the University of South Alabama. The goal of the site is to provide middle school science students and teachers with ...
NSES: 5-8:Standard B: Physical Science:Properties and changes of properties in matter
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Module or unit

The Greenhouse Effect part of Web Resource Collection

This site is a joint effort of NOAA Research and the College of Education at the University of South Alabama. The goal of the site is to provide middle school science students and teachers with ...
NSES: 5-8:Standard B: Physical Science:Properties and changes of properties in matter
Subject: Environmental science
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Module or unit

San Antonio Water System Flash Animations part of Web Resource Collection

This site features a series of Flash-based animations on several aspects of the San Antonio Water System. Although regional in focus, the topics are broadly applicable. They include: the hydrologic ...
NSES: 5-8:Unifying Concepts and Processes:Systems, order, and organization
Subject: Hydrology, Environmental science
Resource Type: Visual:Scientific illustration

Low-level Nuclear Waste: A Geographic Analysis part of Web Resource Collection

In this lesson plan students will learn how to analyze the problems surrounding nuclear waste and to make decisions concerning it. They will learn what radioactive waste is; learn the impacts that a ...
NCGE Standards: The Uses of Geography:Interpreting the present and future
Subject: Geographical Sciences:Human geography, Environmental science
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Lesson plan

Exploring the Environment: Water Quality part of Web Resource Collection

This site presents two case studies regarding the Wheeling Creek area of West Virginia. The scenario asks students to research problems and come up with answers to a ficticious local water board's ...
NSES: 5-8:Unifying Concepts and Processes:Systems, order, and organization
Subject: Environmental science, Ecology, Hydrology
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Case study

BASINS: Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources part of Web Resource Collection

BASINS is a multipurpose environmental analysis system for use by regional, state, and local agencies in performing watershed and water quality based studies. This new software makes it possible to ...
NCGE Standards: Places and Regions:Characteristics of places
Subject: Ecology, Hydrology, Chemistry, Environmental science, Geological Sciences:Geochemistry, Agricultural science, Soil Science
Resource Type: Data:In situ dataset

A Primer On Water Quality part of Web Resource Collection

This USGS Fact sheet provides an overview of water quality considerations. Each brief section contains definitions and descriptions. The topics include how to measure water quality, why there are ...
NSES: 5-8:Standard F: Personal and Social Perspectives:Risks and benefits
Subject: Environmental science
Resource Type: Text:Abstract or summary

The Great Energy Debate part of Web Resource Collection

This lesson plan explores the controversial issues surrounding the energy debate in the United States. Students will research recent initiatives being taken in this area and analyze their ...
NCGE Standards: Human Systems:Economic interdependence
Subject: Policy issues, Environmental science
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Lesson plan

The Air That We Breathe part of Web Resource Collection

The Why Files examines the latest research and the debate on air pollution and health. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed regulations under the Clean Air Act for ground-level ...
NSES: 5-8:Standard F: Personal and Social Perspectives:Personal health
Subject: Policy issues, Environmental science
Resource Type: Text:Glossary

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