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Links to Websites about Watersheds, Water Quality, and GIS

Watershed Links:

The curriculum book “Watershed Dynamics” (Cornell Scientific Inquiry Series) Chapter 1 is very useful and is available for free download from: http://ei.cornell.edu/pubs/wd.asp.

Water Quality Links:

It is important that the students are familiar with the different types of pollutants that exist within each watershed. The EPA website has a wealth of educational materials about water pollution. Check out:
http://www.epa.gov/owow/tmdl/examples/
http://www.epa.gov/water/education.html
http://http://www.epa.gov/water/kids/watered2.html
http://www.epa.gov/weatherchannel/stormwater.htm

GIS Links:

“GIS Day” websites have a wealth of educational materials in many media formats and aimed at many levels:

GIS Everyday: an informative Shockwave Flash animation movie of 14 vignettes showing how GIS affects your life, from alarm clock in the morning to dinner at night, in ways you never imagined! Great for kids and adults alike.

Go Back to the Water Quality and Watersheds GIS curriculum resources download page.


 

 

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