Protecting Our Water Resources: Student Activities for the Classroom

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Link to Resource: http://www.stormwater.ucf.edu/toolkit/vol3/Contents/pdfs/Student%20Activities/student_activities.pdf
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Language:English
Format:pdf
Organization:Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Florida Community College; Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP); Midwest Research Institute (MRI)
Summary:This activity guide has been intended to educate students in kindergarten through ninth grade to help them understnd the definition of water pollution using the basic principles of science and mathematics. The activities focus on the four main types of water polutants -- sediments, nutrients, bacteria and toxins.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 5; Big Idea 9
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.C; ESS3.A; ESS3.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:2-ESS2-3; 5-ESS2-2; 5-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-2; HS-ESS3-3; HS-ESS3-4; K-ESS3-1; K-ESS3-3; MS-ESS3-3; MS-ESS3-4
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Engaging in argument from evidence; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; activities; education; elementary school; epa; florida; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; pollution; water; water quality; water resources
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