Water Science School

Education

The Water Science School offers educational resources for all who wish to learn about water. Instructors and students may find useful content to aid in their quest to discover all there is to know about our most precious resource, water.

Teacher's Resources

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The USGS Water Science School offers many resources to teachers to help them teach their students all about water. 

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Activity Center

Activity Center

This is the interactive section of our site where you can answer challenge questions, participate in opinion surveys about water issues, and take true/false quizzes.

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Date published: May 22, 2019
Status: Completed

Teacher's Resources for Water Education

The USGS Water Science School offers many resources to teachers to help them teach their students all about water. 

Date published: October 26, 2018
Status: Completed

Water Science Activity Center

This is the interactive section of our site where you can answer challenge questions, participate in opinion surveys about water issues, and take true/false quizzes.

Date published: October 26, 2018
Status: Completed

Aquifer Basics

An aquifer is a geologic formation, a group of formations, or a part of a formation that contains sufficient saturated permeable material to yield significant quantities of water to wells and springs. This site explains the geology of aquifers and provides a general overview and maps of the principal aquifers of the United states.

Attribution: Water Resources
Date published: October 23, 2018
Status: Completed

Water Education Posters

Our Water Education Posters present nine different water-related topics drawn in a unique and creative cartoon format. These downloadable posters include additional information and activities appropriate for students in elementary and middle school.

Attribution: Water Resources
Date published: March 12, 2018
Status: Active

Science in Your Watershed

The Science in Your Watershed website helps you find scientific information organized on a watershed basis. This information, coupled with observations and measurements made by the watershed groups, provides a powerful foundation for characterizing, assessing, analyzing, and maintaining the status and health of a watershed.

Attribution: Water Resources