Learning lesson: Water, Water Everywhere

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Link to Resource: https://www.weather.gov/jetstream/ll_water
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Weather Service (NWS)
Summary:Water is the most abundant and important substance on Earth. It is essential to life and is a major component of all living things. There are approximately 336,000,000,000,000,000,000 gallons of water on Earth, existing in three states: solid, liquid, and gas. The sources for this water storage are the oceans, icecaps and glaciers, ground water, fresh-water lakes, inland seas, soil moisture, atmosphere, and rivers. The students will discover the different water ratios in the Earth's total water supply.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 5
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:MS-ESS2-4
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Developing and using models
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; high school; lesson; middle school; noaa; nws; water; water quantity; water resources; water systems; weather
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