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Agriculture in the Classroom
USDA program to help students gain a greater awareness of the role of agriculture in the economy and society
American Geological Institute (AGI) Education Home Page
advancing earth science education
Colorado School of Mines K-12 Education Site
links to earth science and physics web sites.
Earth Science Week
information on Earth Science Week; the For Teachers section highlights water-themed class activities
The Concord Consortium
Earth and space science educational activities
Geological Society of America (GSA) Education Resources
resources for K-12 earth science educators
Colorado State University Cooperative Extension
Water resources
Give Water a Hand
for young people taking action in their community.
High Plain Ecology--Playa Wetlands
From Texas Tech University
Hydrologic Cycle
introduces and discusses the components of the hydrologic cycle, and the impact of human activities and structures on the water cycle (from Ground Water Primer, by EPA Region 5 and Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University).
Water Cycle
from NASA's Earth Observatory
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
promoting the understanding of global environmental change.
Kentucky Environmental Education Council
instructional materials on water issues for different grade levels.
Learning to be Waterwise
gives students and families a strong understanding of the nature and importance of water.
Listening to the Prairie
educational materials.
National Environmental Education Advancement Project (NEEAP)
aids state and local environmental education leaders in promoting their environmental education efforts.
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
to promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.
North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
provides support for environmental education and educators through a variety of programs and activities.
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers)
to facilitate and promote awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and stewardship of water resources.
Science NetLinks
search engine for internet resources in science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science
US EPA Drinking Water Kids' Stuff
games, activities, experiments, and more.
US EPA Educational Resources
lesson plan source for water activities.
US EPA Student Center
students' site, teachers' site, and more.
Information for Educators and Students
From U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
USGS Fact Sheets (Listed by State)
The USGS and Science Education
excellent source of activites for various grade levels.
USGS Water Resources Outreach Program
water education posters.
Virtual Museum of Ground Water History
supported by the National Ground Water Educational Foundation (NGWEF).
Water Cycle--Missouri Botanical Society
information on the water cycle and processes.
Water Cycle
From National Earth Science Teachers Association
Water Education Foundation
information about water resources issues.
Water Vapor Links - High School/College Level Experiments and Lessons
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Water on the Web
integrating real-time data into educational curricula over the internet.
Water: A Never-Ending Story
water cycle learning activities.