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Teacher Resources

102 items

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A Drop In Time, Teacher’s Guide

16-page booklet

Includes student activity pages and A Drop in Time Challenge, which contains items similar to those students could expect to find on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

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Coloring/Activity sheet: Florida-Friendly Landscaping

11 x 17 in.

Coloring/Activity sheet: Florida-Friendly Landscaping Download PDF 290KB

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Coloring/Activity sheet: Hydrologic Cycle

8.5x11 in. poster

Coloring/Activity sheet: Hydrologic Cycle Download PDF 124KB

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Coloring/Activity sheet: Water Is Life

8.5 x 11 in. coloring sheet

Coloring/Activity sheet: Water Is Life Download PDF 124KB

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Coloring/Activity sheet: Who Lives in a Wetland?

11 x 17 in. poster

Coloring/Activity sheet: Who Lives in a Wetland? Download PDF 565KB

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Currents

newsletter

High School newsletter

Currents: Extreme Weather & Mapping

Currents: Extreme Weather & Mapping Download PDF 10.8MB

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Currents: Extreme Weather Teacher’s Guide

Currents: Extreme Weather Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 782KB

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Currents: Wetlands

Currents: Wetlands Download PDF 12.9MB

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Currents: Wetlands, Teacher’s Guide

Currents: Wetlands, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 937KB

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Daily Water Use at Home

A survey to estimate how much water is used in your home daily.

Daily Water Use at Home Download PDF 1.9MB

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Exploring Our Wonderful Wetlands

24-page booklet

Grades 4-7. Teaches about the different types of wetlands in southwest Florida. Correlated to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards.

Exploring Our Wonderful Wetlands Download PDF 7.2MB

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Exploring Our Wonderful Wetlands, Teacher’s Guide

32-page booklet and reading prompt cards

Includes student activity pages and a Wetlands Challenge, which contains items similar to those students could expect to find on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

Exploring Our Wonderful Wetlands, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 3.6MB

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Florida Waters

112-page booklet

Learn about Florida’s water resources, including history of the state and its native inhabitants, how the state’s ecology formed, modern water management, weather cycles, water use and water quality, and current resource restoration efforts.

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Habitats Healthy Land Equals Healthy Water

16-page booklet

Grades 4-12. Teaches about the importance of habitats and land resources in water resources protection. Correlated to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards.

Habitats  Healthy Land Equals Healthy Water Download PDF 6.5MB

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Habitats Teacher’s Guide

24-page booklet

Includes student activity pages and a Habitats Challenge, which contains items similar to those students could expect to find on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

Habitats Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 3.2MB

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Little Ripples

24-page activity booklet

Grades Pre-K through kindergarten. Fun water facts activity book.

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My Water Activity Book

12-page booklet

Grades Pre-K through 2. Activities designed to help children learn about water resources. Teacher/parent directions included. Correlated to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards.

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Poster: Aquifer

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

Poster: Aquifer Download PDF 2.1MB

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Poster: Condensation

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

Poster: Condensation Download PDF 3.8MB

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Poster: Evaporation

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

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Poster: Hydrologic Cycle (6-Adult)

11 x 17 in. poster

Grades 6-Adult. Hydrologic cycle diagram with glossary of hydrologic terms.

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Poster: Hydrologic Cycle (K-5)

16 x 20 in. poster

Grades K-5. Colorful illustration of water cycle with labels and descriptions of each term.

Poster: Hydrologic Cycle (K-5) Download PDF 3.6MB

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Poster: I Conserve (6-12)

12 x 18 in. poster

Poster: I Conserve (6-12) Download PDF 666KB

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Poster: I Conserve (K-5)

11 x 17 in. poster

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Poster: Percolation

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

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Poster: Polluted Runoff

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

Poster: Polluted Runoff Download PDF 3.1MB

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Poster: Precipitation

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

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Poster: Solar Energy

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

Poster: Solar Energy Download PDF 2.2MB

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Poster: Species_Birds

18 x 24 in. poster

Features common species on Southwest Florida Water Management District lands.

Poster: Species_Birds Download PDF 1MB

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Poster: Species_Butterflies

18 x 24 in. poster

Features common species on Southwest Florida Water Management District lands.

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Poster: Species_Frogs and Toads

18 x 24 in. poster

Features common species on Southwest Florida Water Mangement District lands.

Poster: Species_Frogs and Toads Download PDF 1.1MB

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Poster: Species_Insects

18 x 24 in. poster

Features common species on Southwest Florida Water Management District lands.


Poster: Species_Insects Download PDF 933KB

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Poster: Species_Mammals

18 x 24 inch poster

Features common species on Southwest Florida Water Management District lands.


Poster: Species_Mammals Download PDF 1.2MB

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Poster: Species_Natural Communities

18 x 24 in. poster

Features common species on Southwest Florida Water Management District lands.


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Poster: Species_Reptiles

18 x 24 in. poster

Features common species on Southwest Florida Water Management District lands.

Poster: Species_Reptiles Download PDF 1.3MB

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Poster: Species_Trees & Shrubs

18 x 24 in. poster

Features common species on Southwest Florida Water Management District lands.


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Poster: Species_Wildflowers

18 x 24 in. poster

Features common species on Southwest Florida Water Management District lands.

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Poster: Transpiration

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

Poster: Transpiration Download PDF 2.4MB

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Poster: Watershed

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

Poster: Watershed Download PDF 3.7MB

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Poster: Wetland

11 x 17 in. poster

1 of 10 in a series of posters. Set of 10 posters include: Aquifer, Condensation, Evaporation, Percolation, Polluted Runoff, Precipitation, Solar Energy, Transpiration, Watershed and Wetland.

Poster: Wetland Download PDF 3.2MB

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Solving Florida’s Water Puzzle

16-page booklet

Grades 4-7. Focuses on water conservation, our current water conditions and alternative sources. Correlated to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards.

Solving Florida’s Water Puzzle Download PDF 7.4MB

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Solving Florida’s Water Puzzle, Teacher’s Guide

16-page booklet

Includes student activity pages and a Water Mystery Challenge, which contains items similar to those students could expect to find on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

Solving Florida’s Water Puzzle, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 3.2MB

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Sonia Solves the Food Chain Mystery

booklet

Grades 3-5. Follow Sonia as she unravels the food chain mystery. Correlated to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards.

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Springs Crossword Puzzle

Show off your springs knowledge by completing the crossword puzzle and hidden message activity.

Springs Crossword Puzzle Download PDF 4MB

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Sprinkles

8-page newsletter

Grades K-2. Colorful newsletters provide an interesting way for students to increase their awareness and respect for water resources and our environment. Correlated to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards.

Sprinkles 1 – Water Topics

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Sprinkles 1 – Water Topics (Spanish; Temas del agua)

Sprinkles 1 – Water Topics (Spanish; Temas del agua) Download PDF 2.2MB

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Sprinkles 1 – Water Topics, Teacher’s Guide

Sprinkles 1 – Water Topics, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 2MB

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Sprinkles 2 – Water Cycle

Sprinkles 2 – Water Cycle Download PDF 3.1MB

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Sprinkles 2 – Water Cycle, Teacher’s Guide

Sprinkles 2 – Water Cycle, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 3.4MB

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Sprinkles 3 – Weather

Sprinkles 3 – Weather Download PDF 2.1MB

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Sprinkles 3 – Weather, Teacher’s Guide

Sprinkles 3 – Weather, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1.1MB

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Sprinkles 4 – Water Conservation

Sprinkles 4 – Water Conservation Download PDF 4.7MB

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Sprinkles 4 – Water Conservation, Teacher’s Guide

Sprinkles 4 – Water Conservation, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1.7MB

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Sprinkles 5 – Habitats

Sprinkles 5 – Habitats Download PDF 3.8MB

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Sprinkles 5 – Habitats, Teacher’s Guide

Sprinkles 5 – Habitats, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1.2MB

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Sprinkles 6 – Farming

Sprinkles 6 – Farming Download PDF 1.1MB

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Sprinkles 6 – Farming, Teacher’s Guide

Sprinkles 6 – Farming, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1003KB

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Sprinkles 7 – Water Sources

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Sprinkles 7 – Water Sources, Teacher’s Guide

Sprinkles 7 – Water Sources, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 934KB

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Water Smart Connections

18-page booklet

Grades 4-12. Focuses on water quality. Information and activities allow students to understand the connections between their actions and the environment. Includes information about watersheds, wetlands and pollution.

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Water Smart Connections, Teacher’s Guide

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WaterDrops

34-page activity packet

Grades 3-5. Issues contain fiction, nonfiction, a question-and-answer column, fun activities and suggestions for browsing the Web. Correlated to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards. Teacher’s guides available for all issues and include WaterDrops Challenge, which contains items similar to those students could expect to find on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

WaterDrops Activity Packet for Teachers

WaterDrops Activity Packet for Teachers Download PDF 3.7MB

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WaterDrops: Estuaries

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WaterDrops: Estuaries, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Estuaries, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 2.5MB

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WaterDrops: Ground Water

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WaterDrops: Ground Water (Spanish; Agua subterránea)

WaterDrops: Ground Water (Spanish; Agua subterránea) Download PDF 2.4MB

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WaterDrops: Ground Water, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Ground Water, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 684KB

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WaterDrops: Growth and Development

WaterDrops: Growth and Development Download PDF 1.7MB

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WaterDrops: Growth and Development, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Growth and Development, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1.2MB

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WaterDrops: Nature Issue

WaterDrops: Nature Issue Download PDF 2.8MB

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WaterDrops: Nature Issue, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Nature Issue, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1.2MB

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WaterDrops: Ponds

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WaterDrops: Ponds, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Ponds, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1.6MB

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WaterDrops: Water Conservation

WaterDrops: Water Conservation Download PDF 3.4MB

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WaterDrops: Water Conservation, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Water Conservation, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1MB

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WaterDrops: Water Cycle

WaterDrops: Water Cycle Download PDF 1.6MB

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WaterDrops: Water Cycle, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Water Cycle, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1.2MB

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WaterDrops: Watersheds

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WaterDrops: Watersheds, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Watersheds, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 573KB

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WaterDrops: Weather

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WaterDrops: Weather, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Weather, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 630KB

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WaterDrops: Wetlands

WaterDrops: Wetlands Download PDF 11.5MB

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WaterDrops: Wetlands, Teacher’s Guide

WaterDrops: Wetlands, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 1.4MB

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Watershed Excursion

16-page booklet

Grades 4-7. Increases awareness and respect for southwest Florida’s watersheds. Correlated to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards.

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Watershed Excursion, Teacher’s Guide

16-page booklet

Includes student activity pages and a Watershed Excursion Challenge, which contains items similar to those students could expect to find on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

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WaterWeb

8-page newsletter

Grades 6-12. Issues contain a classroom activity and articles on a variety of water resources issues. Subject areas include economics, science, math and reading. Correlated to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards. Teacher’s guides available for all issues.

WaterWeb: Conservation & Water Supply

WaterWeb: Conservation & Water Supply Download PDF 648KB

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WaterWeb: Conservation & Water Supply, Teacher’s Guide

WaterWeb: Conservation & Water Supply, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 858KB

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WaterWeb: Estuaries

WaterWeb: Estuaries Download PDF 1.3MB

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WaterWeb: Estuaries, Teacher’s Guide

WaterWeb: Estuaries, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 325KB

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WaterWeb: Extreme Weather and Mapping

WaterWeb: Extreme Weather and Mapping Download PDF 6.5MB

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WaterWeb: Extreme Weather and Mapping, Teacher’s Guide

WaterWeb: Extreme Weather and Mapping, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 700KB

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WaterWeb: Florida’s Agriculture

newsletter

WaterWeb: Florida’s Agriculture Download PDF 3.5MB

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WaterWeb: Florida’s Wetlands

WaterWeb: Florida’s Wetlands Download PDF 4.6MB

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WaterWeb: Florida’s Wetlands, Teacher’s Guide

WaterWeb: Florida’s Wetlands, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 668KB

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WaterWeb: Groundwater

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WaterWeb: Groundwater, Teacher’s Guide

WaterWeb: Groundwater, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 675KB

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WaterWeb: Ponds

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WaterWeb: Ponds, Teacher’s Guide

WaterWeb: Ponds, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 664KB

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WaterWeb: Sustainability

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WaterWeb: Sustainability, Teacher’s Guide

WaterWeb: Sustainability, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 208KB

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WaterWeb: Weather

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WaterWeb: Weather, Teacher’s Guide

WaterWeb: Weather, Teacher’s Guide Download PDF 834KB

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