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Explore the impact of human activities on water resources
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Describe a watershed and delineate a watershed on a map; Identify the key factors in a watershed that impact runoff and sediment yield, describe how increased storm-water runoff affects landscapes (e.g., erosion, channel incision, sedimentation) and describe how those factors are impacted by human...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Activity that demonstrates how soil can filter impurities from water, both physically and chemically.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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This models uses a household sponge to demonstrate several characteristics of the relations of soil and water.
Grade Level   3 4 5 6 7 8
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Students learn about rain garden construction, and eventually student groups create personal rain gardens within surrounding community.
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Curricular unit where students explore the various roles of environmental engineers, including: environmental cleanup, water quality, groundwater resources, surface water and groundwater flow, water contamination, waste disposal, and air pollution.
Grade Level   6 7 8
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In this activity, students investigate three different soil samples with varying moisture content. They use a soil moisture probe to determine the percentage (by volume) of water in each of the soil samples.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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Reading explaining the causes of the Aral Sea crisis and desertification.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Students learn about the various methods developed by environmental engineers for treating drinking water in the US.
Grade Level   6 7 8
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