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Drippy - Water Science School
September 11, 2019

Water Webquest - Middle School Learning Tool for Water Education

"Water Webquest"!

A middle-school teaching tool to help students learn about water by investigating the USGS Water Science School website.
Courtesy of Tanya Gordon, Earth Science Teacher, West Jr. High, Boise, Idaho.

ವಾಟರ್ ಸೈಕಲ್ - The Natural Water Cycle, Kannada
February 19, 2017

ವಾಟರ್ ಸೈಕಲ್ - The Water Cycle, Kannada

ವಾಟರ್ ಸೈಕಲ್ - The Natural Water Cycle, Kannada 

 

நீர் சுழற்சி, The Natural Water Cycle, Tamil
June 19, 2016

நீர் சுழற்சி, The Water Cycle, Tamil

நீர் சுழற்சி, The Natural Water Cycle, Tamil

Flyer promoting the USGS Water Science School
August 8, 2019

Flyer promoting the USGS Water Science School

The new and revised "USGS Water Science School" site is ready for you to visit and learn all about water ... no matter what your age.

Access it at:

https://www.usgs.gov/water-science-school

Le Cycle de l'Eau - The Natural Water Cycle, French
June 25, 2019

Le Cycle de l'Eau - The Water Cycle, French

Qu'est-ce que le cycle de l'eau?

Qu'est-ce que le cycle de l'eau? Je peux facilement vous répondre - c'est "moi" partout! Le cycle de l'eau décrit l'existence et le mouvement de l'eau sur, dans et au-dessus de la Terre. L'eau de la Terre est toujours en mouvement et change toujours d'états, du liquide à la vapeur à la glace et vice versa. Le cycle

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Flyer promoting the USGS Water Science School
August 4, 2019

USGS Water Science School Flyer

The USGS Water Science School Advertising Flyer

A tributary at the arctic-boreal transition in the Agashashok River Watershed
June 10, 2015

Water falling in a watershed drains to a common point.

Watersheds: A tributary at the arctic-boreal transition in the Agashashok River Watershed

A watershed is an area of land that drains all the streams and rainfall to a common outlet such as the outflow of a reservoir, mouth of a bay, or any point along a stream channel. Watersheds can be as small as a footprint or large enough to encompass all the land that drains

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A small stream in Alabama disappearing into Russell cave, recharging groundwater.

A small stream in Georgia disappearing into a cave (infiltration).

Surface water disappears into a cave on the fast track to become groundwater.

A small stream disappearing into Russell Cave, Alabama.

Le Cycle de l'Eau, The Water Cycle for Schools, French
February 22, 2018

Le Cycle de l'Eau, The Water Cycle for Schools, French

Qu'est-ce que le cycle de l'eau?

Qu'est-ce que le cycle de l'eau? Je peux facilement vous répondre - c'est "moi" partout! Le cycle de l'eau décrit l'existence et le mouvement de l'eau sur, dans et au-dessus de la Terre. L'eau de la Terre est toujours en mouvement et change toujours d'états, du liquide à la vapeur à la glace et vice versa. Le cycle

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Rainbow Springs, Florida, USA
March 11, 2011

Spring water is usually clear and cool, which attracts swimmers.

Rainbow Springs, Florida, USA

A spring is a water resource formed when the side of a hill, a valley bottom or other excavation intersects a flowing body of groundwater at or below the local water table, below which the subsurface material is saturated with water. A spring is the result of an aquifer being filled to the point that the water overflows

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Flowing artesian well in Brunswick, Georgia, USA
December 31, 2001

Flowing artesian well in Brunswick, Georgia, USA

Groundwater in aquifers between layers of poorly permeable rock, such as clay or shale, may be confined under pressure. If such a confined aquifer is tapped by a well, water will rise above the top of the aquifer and may even flow from the well onto the

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Groundwater: Child about to get water from a groundwater well.
March 10, 2019

Groundwater might seem like magic to a youngster.

You may know that groundwater serves many purposes worldwide. Of course, drinking water and domestic uses of water are major components of those uses. The ways of getting at groundwater differ depending on the local underground conditions. Water may be plentiful just 10 feet below the land surface, or a deep well might have to be drilled many hundreds of feet to get at

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