ERIC Number: ED478912
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Magnificent Ground Water Connection. [Sample Activities].
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.; New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission.
Water conservation and usage is an important concept in science. This document, geared specifically to New England, provides many activities for protecting and discussing ground water situations. Sample activities for grades K-6 include: (1) All the Water in the World; (2) The Case of the Disappearing Water; (3) Deep Subjects--Wells and Ground Water; (4) Excuse Me, Is This the Way to the Drainpipe?; and (5) The Case of the Mysterious Renters. Sample activities for grades 7-12 include: (6) Getting Up to Speed: The Water Cycle and Water Conservation; (7) All the Water in the World; (8) How Much Water Do You Use?; (9) Getting Up to Speed: New England's Ground Water Resources; (10) Predicting Ground Water Flow; (11) The Great Water Hook-Up; (12) Getting Up to Speed: Ground Water Contamination; (13) "A Civil Action"; (14) When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?; (15) Getting Up to Speed: Protecting Ground Water; and (16) Develop a Wellhead Protection Program. (MVL)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Groundwater, Middle Schools, Natural Resources, Science Activities, Water Quality
For full text: http://www.epa.gov/region01/students/teacher/groundw.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.; New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission.