Will There Be Enough Fresh Water?

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Link to Resource: http://authoring.concord.org/sequences/98
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
9 10 11 12
Organization:High-Adventure Science
Summary:The High-Adventure Science Water module has 5 activities. In this module you will consider the question: will there be enough fresh water? You will explore the distribution and uses of fresh water on Earth. Explore models of porosity and permeability, run experiments with computational models, and hear from a hydrologist working on the same question. You will not be able to answer the module's framing question at the end of the module, but you will be able to explain how humans can preserve supplies of fresh water for the future.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 5; Big Idea 7
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.D; ESS3.A; ESS3.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-6
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Systems and system models
Subjects: activities; hydrology; ngss; water availability; water quality; water resources; water use
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