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ERIC Number: ED453065
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Pages: 83
Abstractor: N/A
Water Foundations Teachers Guide. The Science of Florida's Water Resources: Lesson Plans for Teachers and Students.
This document features lesson plans for teachers and students on Florida's water resources. The guide is divided into four grade levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Each grade level includes objectives, guides, and five lesson plans. K-2 lesson plans include: (1) "We Are Water"; (2) "Why Water is Extra Special"; (3) "Water's Changing Shapes"; (4) "Water Makes Things Float and Disappear"; and (5) "Plants Drink Water Too". Grades 3-5 lesson plans include: (1) "Lots of Water, Little To Drink"; (2) "The Water Circle: Using Water Over and Over Again"; (3) "Florida Floats on Water"; (4) "Protecting Our Water Supply"; and (5) "Wastewater Treatment". Grades 6-8 lesson plans include: (1) "Water is a Closed System"; (2) "Water Conservation and Measuring Home Water Use"; (3) "Environmentally Friendly Non-Toxic Alternative Cleaners"; (4) "Florida Water is Hard"; and (5) "Basics of Water Treatment". Grades 9-12 lesson plans include: (1) "Florida's Underground Water Supply"; (2) "Water Pollution"; (3) "Impact of Location, Climate and Population on Water Supply"; (4) "Importance of Water Conservation"; and (5) "Xeriscaping[TM] and Water Wise Landscaping and Irrigation". Attachments include a glossary; home water use survey; and listings of potential sources of groundwater pollution, common groundwater pollutants, and drought-resistant plants suitable for dry, sandy Florida soils. (YDS)
Florida Water Services Corporation, P.O. Box 609520, Orlando, FL. Tel: 407-598-4150; Fax: 407-598-4145. For full text:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Florida