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View Resource Give Water a Hand: Make a Splash!

This nationally-known program based at the University of Wisconsin Environmental Resources Center is making a splash with the newly released second edition of its water resource education guidebook. Designed to engage young people (ages 9-14) in environmental community service, the Youth Action Guide (72 pages) includes step-by-step instructions on how to investigate local watershed issues, work...

http://erc.cals.wisc.edu/gwah/
View Resource Water on the Web: Understanding Lake Ecology

Part of the larger Water on the Web project, the Understanding Lake Ecology site links the University of Minnesota with industry, community and tribal groups, Minnesota's high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and natural resource and regulatory agencies. The extensive site contains information on the basics of physical, chemical, and biological properties of lakes, and processes...

http://www.waterontheweb.org/under/lakeecology/index.html
View Resource TEACH Great Lakes

The TEACH Great Lakes Web site is provided by the Great Lakes Information Network (last mentioned in the September 15, 1995 Scout Report). The site features online lessons specific to Great Lakes subjects such as the environment, geography, and pollution. Students can begin with the Introduction to the Great Lakes module and then move on to learn about water levels, shoreline geology, water...

http://teachgreatlakes.net/
View Resource Shedd Aquarium: Learning Program Catalog

As the site notes, the Shedd Educational Adventures "contains a treasure trove of aquatic science resources for K-12 teachers and students." And it certainly does. The three main groupings of materials offered here include Lesson Plans, Interactives, and Explorer's Guides. In all, there must be hundreds of resources, searchable by both grade (pre-K through 12) and by topic. As an added bonus, the...

https://www.sheddaquarium.org/Learning-Experiences/Learning-...
View Resource Teachers' Place: Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has long had an ambitious outreach mission. As a result, its Teachers' Place is a fine resource for educators around the world. On the homepage, visitors will find sections such as Teacher Programs, Field Trips, and Classroom Resources. In the Classroom Resources area, visitors can take advantage of lesson plans and interactive media features that include Rocky Shore,...

http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/education