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Intended for use prior to viewing the Science on a Sphere film "Water Falls," this lesson introduces students to Earth's water cycle and the importance of freshwater resources.

This activity is about underwater mapping and its importance in deep-water exploration. Working in groups, learners will use bathymetric survey data to create a two-dimensional topographic map. They will use that map to create a three-dimensional... (View More)

This activity is about the relationship between habitat and wildlife. After reading and discussing a story on prairie potholes and waterfowl, learners will use hula hoops, packing peanuts and other materials to simulate prairie pothole destruction... (View More)

This activity is about the process of transecting, by which researchers divide an area into smaller plots that can be investigated more closely for biotic and abiotic samples. Learners will be able to determine the presence of wildlife by recording... (View More)

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