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Cross-curricular activity in which students will review the water cycle and investigate how a region's water supply can become contaminated.


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  • Language Arts > Writing
  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Chemistry
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > Geology
  • Science > Life Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


water cycle research society environment pollution pollutants contamination



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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

SCI.9-11.3.D: Science

evaluate the impact of scientific research on society and the environment;
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2.3, as of 2016-07-27.

Component Ratings:

Standards Alignment: 2
Subject Matter: 3
Deeper Learning: 2

Reviewer Comments:

Standards Alignment: This resource is aligned to National Geographic Standards, which are aligned with Common Core Standards.
Subject Matter: In this constructivist lesson, students use what they know to apply content to a problem.
Assessments Quality: Students are asked to write a plan for what residents of a hypothetical town cold do to improve the area\'s water quality. Students are asked to be thoughtful and creative in their responses, considering political and scientific aspects of the problem. There is not rubric for this assessment.

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