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Wells and Groundwater

Lesson Description:
Through several demonstrations and discussions, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate knowledge about what groundwater is in terms of how it exists in the ground.
2. Explain how groundwater moves through the soil and how it interacts with surface water.
3. Demonstrate knowledge about how groundwater is extracted for use as drinking water.
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Experiment

Sustainability Topic:
  • Water

GEF Program Category:
  • Sustainable Water Challenge

Time Needed:
Several hours (can be split up into 20 minute parts)
School or Group:
EPA
Contact Email:
service@greeneducationfoundation.org
Lesson Documents:
application/pdf Wells & Ground Water.pdf
Located in: Science

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