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Groundwater as Part of the Water Cycle

Lesson Description:
With this lesson students will understand the effects of soils and rocks on filtering groundwater, and the concept of the water cycle including groundwater, transpiration, aquifiers and the water table. Also students will consider sources of contamination in the water cycle.

The lesson provides the experiment activity procedure with then group activity follow up questions and discussion to help better understand the concepts which were demonsrated.

Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Experiment
  • Group Work

Sustainability Topic:
  • Water

GEF Program Category:
  • Sustainable Water Challenge

Time Needed:
1 class
School or Group:
Penn State: College of Agricultural Sciences
Contact Email:
service@greeneducationfoundation.org
Located in: Science

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