Water Module for Middle School

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Point source water pollution

ERN Item Type: 

  • Classroom Activities

Organization: 

WestEd

Description: 

This module supports students' close reading, modeling, explanation, and argumentation practices while building their knowledge of water resources and pollution. The water investigation materials include an interactive notebook with integrated routines, scaffolds and tasks, and a set of texts presenting engaging photos, articles, diagrams, data, and science principles. The accompanying carbon-cycle pre/post assessment can be used to measure students' close reading and modeling progress.

Publication Year: 

2012

Grade Level: 

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Earth Science Big Ideas: 

Is this tagged to NGSS by the organization?: 

No

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