Oasis model

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Link to Resource: http://www.geoblox.com/oasis.pdf
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Summary:An oasis forms when precipitation falling in the recharge zone seeps into the ground where porous and permeable rocks are found at the surface. This groundwater may travel many miles through the aquifer and resurface where the porous layer is exposed. When this occurs in a desert region an oasis may form.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 3
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; earth; earth science; geology; geoscience; groundwater; high school; middle school; model; water; water resources
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