Ground Water Basics,USEPA
This 117 page .pdf document contains activities that explain the management of|
ground water resources using a balanced approach, focusing on interdependencies
in the environment. Activities, fact sheets, reference materials, and a
glossary of terms are provided. The activities cover such topics as groundwater
basics, movement of water in aquifers, recharge and discharge, how a well
works, groundwater contaminants, remediation methods, and the hazards presented
by landfills and leaking underground storage tanks.
(Summary by Bryan L. Aivazian, the Digital Water Education Library- DWEL)
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The Water Sourcebooks
The Water Sourcebooks contain 324 activities for grades K-12 divided into four
sections: K-2, 3-5, 5-8, and 9-12. Each section is divided into five chapters:
Introduction to Water, Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Surface Water
Resources, Ground Water Resources, and Wetlands and Coastal Waters.
This environmental education program explains the water management cycle using
a balanced approach showing how it affects all aspects of the environment.All
activities contain hands-on investigations, fact sheets, reference materials,
and a glossary of terms. Activities are organized by objectives, materials
needed, background information, advance preparation, procedures, and resources.
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ISO Topic Category
Grade Level 9-12 recommended.
U.S. EPA - GROUND WATER & DRINKING WATER CONTACT
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (4601)
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Province or State:
Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
Province or State:
Bouwer, Herman, Groundwater Hydrology, McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, NY,
1978, pp. 2-3, 6-8.
Groundwater and Wells, Johnson Division, UOP, Inc. St. Paul, MN, 1975, pp.
Groundwater Pollution and Hydrology, Princeton University Short Course, 1983,
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