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Drinking Water and Ground Water Kids' Stuff
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Web site
Summary: EPA's Office of Water has added to its website new pages designed just for children, featuring a new mascot-like character called "Thirstin." The new pages contain games, activities and narrated/animated classroom experiments. Some of the activities include an...
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Rain Garden Applications and Simple Calculations Power Point
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours - School Projects
Summary: This 16-slide power point presentation shows examples of rain gardens in communities and on residential property as well as some construction and calculations for planning a garden.
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Rain Gardens Gardening with Water Quality in Mind
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: School Projects
Summary: All about Rain Gardening including recent articles, suggested plants,and design considerations.
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Surf Your Watershed
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Materials - List - Web site
Summary: Watersheds are those land areas that catch rain or snow and drain to specific marshes, streams, rivers, lakes, or to ground water. Choose from the options they provide to Locate Your Watershed. You can search by clicking on your state, use USGS's geographic n...
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Thirteen Ed Online (What's Up in the Environment)
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Glossary - Web site
Summary: This website is made available in part by a PBS affiliate, WNET in New York. Categories include water, land, air, energy and each category has web site resources, print material and "on-air" resources. They offer careeer information, hot topics, class project...
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Watersheds: What's Up in the Environment
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Glossary
Summary: What's Up in the Environment projects are intended primarily for middle school students, but can be modified. They begin with an extensive description of the project’s objectives, standards, time and materials needed, computer requirements, and lists of on-lin...
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World Water Day
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Language Options - Web site
Summary: The international observance of World Water Day is an initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro.

The United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March of each year as the World...

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