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Investigating Water

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service This contains teaching plans for 12 lessons on topics such as; Water in Our Daily Lives;The Water Cycle; Amazing Aquifers; Water and Soil; Aquatic Ecosystems; and; Water Wise Use;  Accompanying each lesson plan are activity and record sheets for hands-on learning experiences. This curriculum is intended for students in about 4th to 8th grades. By: Ronald A. Howard Jr. ID: E4-H 17-1 [ Click to View Water Education Resource ]

What is the Fate of Your Rainfall? Flip Chart

Source: Texas AgriLife Extension Service This flip chart is to be used to teach people about the movement of water through the water cycle, the concept of watersheds, effects of land cover and management on the path of rainwater, and ways to decrease rainwater runoff and promote infiltration. (18 pp.) By: Billy Kniffen, Barron S. Rector, Bruce J. Lesikar, Justin Mechell New – January 20, 2010 ID: B-6231 [ Click to View Water Education Resource ]

What is the Fate of Your Rainfall? Leader Guide

Source: Texas AgriLife Extension Service This leader guide is to be used to teach people about the movement of water through the water cycle, the concept of watersheds, effects of land cover and management on the path of rainwater, and ways to decrease rainwater runoff and promote infiltration. (28 pp.) By: Billy Kniffen, Barron S. Rector, Bruce J. Lesikar, Justin Mechell New – January 20, 2010 ID: B-6232 [ Click to View Water Education Resource ]

Lesson Plan for “Water Drops on a Penny”

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center – Dallas Objectives:  The objective is to demonstrate water tension. Students will be able to see that water molecules stick together and hold onto each other which creates a “skin” on the top of the water. [ Click to View Water Education Resource ]  

Lesson Plan for “Incredible Water Journey”

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center – Dallas Objectives: 1. Students will be able to identify the different ways in which water moves through the water cycle. 2. Students will be able to tell their story as a water molecule as it moved through the water cycle, using the bracelet that they create as a visual illustration of the water’s journey. [ Click to View Water Education Resource ]

Lesson Plan for “Freddy the Fish”

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center – Dallas The objective of this lesson is for students to be able to understand the various factors that can cause water pollution. In addition, they will be able to see how pollution affects water quality and aquatic life. [ Click to View Water Education Resource ]