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Title: Water Use: Tragedy in the Owens River Valley
Url: http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/lesson_plans/lesson08.htm
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: These lessons help students develop a better understanding of the importance of well-managed water use while exploring the concepts of a watershed, land use, aquifers, and water engineering. The material focuses on the historical water use decision affecting the Owens River Valley in California. Materials lists, procedures, assessment recommendations, and extension ideas are provided. Links to additional information are also included.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface water
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Groundwater. Hydrogeology -- Aquifers
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Watersheds. Runoff. Drainage
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography -- Land use and land cover
Agriculture -- Water use
Environmental engineering -- Water supply
Environmental engineering -- Aquifers
Environmental engineering -- Watersheds
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: The West Film Project and WETA
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-10-18 12:32:15 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-02-25 16:32:49 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 4
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