The USGS Water Science School: Offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.
This book contains thirty-four environmental science experiments using Vernier LabQuest, Vernier LabPro, Texas Instruments CBL 2 or Vernier EasyLink and TI graphic calculators with the EasyData App for collecting, displaying, printing, graphing, and analyzing data. Gr.9 and up
World's water- Where does water come from?- How do rivers form?- Lakes, ponds, and wetlands- How do people get water?- How is water used?- Importance of clean water -- Water and population growth- Case study: Sinking city- How does water get polluted?- Case study: Ganges River- Water and farming- Land use and water- Case study: Drought in Australia -Water and the natural world- Animals under threat- Investigating water stresses- Future- Further resources- Glossary- Index. Gr.4-7
Earth's natural cycles -- Water -- The water cycle -- Rain -- Rivers and oceans -- Water vapor -- Clouds -- Frozen water -- The balance of nature -- People and water -- Water conservation -- Saving water -- Living with nature. Gr.3-6
DVD:The greatest impacts from climate change will not be warmer temperatures but water shortages. Learn how America's water infrastructure is incapable of handling these changes. There exist solutions that will make us rethink everything from how we use water, to where we live, to who owns water. Gr.10 and up
WEBSITE: American Museum of Natural History: For Educators: Water
The extraordinary journey of the Plastiki, an innovative and mostly untested sixty-foot catamaran that floats on 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles. It was a voyage that took de Rothschild and a five-person crew 10,000 miles from the U.S. to Australia, sailing through rarely traveled, dangerous waters, risking their lives to call attention to our fragile oceans.
WEBSITE: Project Kaisei is the ocean clean-up initiative of Ocean Voyages Institute, a non-profit organization based in San Francisco. It was established to focus on major ocean clean-up and to raise awareness regarding the global problem of marine debris/ocean trash. Since its inception in 2009, Project Kaisei heralds the need for our ocean ecosystem to recover and takes action both on land and in the sea.
View the Stainless Steel Temperature Probe user manual
WEBSITE: Canadian Wildlife Federation: Discover Your Path to the Ocean
Heart Waters takes us to the sources of that water - and into the living beauty, human stories and future possibilities that also arise from the green slopes and valleys of Alberta’s Eastern Slopes where the Bow River is born.
roperties of water -- Measurement -- Water cycle -- Soil and erosion -- Water use and conservation -- Water treatment and quality -- Culminating activities. Gr.4-6
DVD:Explains the unique properties of water and how the water cycle operates. Explore how water rages in rivers, generates electricity, and does so much more. The program emphasizes how water's dipole molecular structure creates its unique properties and explains how water can generate electricity. Gr.6-12
"Planet Earth: The World in Infographics", Jon Richards (Illustrated by Ed Simkins) 2013
KIT:A "resource for helping students understand the life cycles and habitats of freshwater aquatic macroinvertebrates. The 22 full-color cards feature photos of both immature and adult insect stages, and detailed life cycle and habitat information. The accompanying manual contains facts on insect characteristics, life cycles, taxonomy, classification, food webs, and use of macroinvertebrates as indicators of water quality."
Takes a look at the role of water in our bodies, our cultures, and our world. Gr.4-8