How much water is there on, in, and above the Earth?
|Link to Resource:||https://water.usgs.gov/edu/earthhowmuch.html|
|Resource Type:||Data Sets; Teaching Media|
|Organization:||United States Geological Survey (USGS)|
|Summary:||The world is a watery place. But just how much water exists on, in, and above our planet? This set of data and tables show the amounts of water on Earth.|
|Earth Science Big Ideas:||Big Idea 5|
|NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:||ESS2.C; ESS3.A|
|NGSS Performance Expectations:||2-ESS2-3; 5-ESS2-2; K-ESS3-1; MS-ESS3-1|
|NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:||Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; Using mathematics and computational thinking|
|NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:||Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Systems and system models|
|Subjects:||6-8; 9-12; earth; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; usgs; water; water availability; water resources|
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