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Miller Elementary: Mrs. Williams - Water
Deschutes Public Library Online Resources
In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.
Thirstin’s Water Cycle
Explore the water cycle
Discover how water moves from one place to another
The United States Geological Society explains the water cycle.
Discover the Water Cycle
Interact with the water cycle to see where water exists and what happens to it.
Learn how erosion happens, then make your own observations of erosion in your neighborhood. You can even read reports from other kids.
Geology of the Grand Canyon
This website covers the geological layers of the Grand Canyon, and all the elements that helped wear away the rock.
Water and Dams in our Environment
What is a dam? How does it work? Why are they important? This website also presents benefits of dams to society.
From the National Geographic online, this website explains why and how people build dams, as well as providing the good impacts of dams.
Explains different types of glaciers, how glaciers form, and more. Click on Education Center for student friendly information.
Explore how hydropower works
Kids and Energy
Discover how water can be used as an energy resource
Surf your Watershed
Discover where your closest watershed is by typing in your zip code or by searching an area of the US.
This website from the US Geological Survey presents information about the earth's water, water basics, waster use, water questions & answers, and a glossary of water terms.
The Hydrologic Cycle
Learn about the circulation and conservation of earth's water at this website and how the earth's water is distributed among oceans, land and the atmosphere. Find out about evaporation, condensation, precipitation, ground water, transpiration, runoff, and more.
Find out about rivers in your area by clicking on "Your Region." Also includes campaign information about the Salmon River, dams, and links to news and river coalitions for each state.
Importance of Rivers
Why are rivers important? Find out here.
Learn about different types of water pollution
Explore water and condensation
Kids Heath: Why we need water
All living things must have water to survive, whether they get it from a water fountain, a rain cloud, or a little bottle attached to the side of a hamster cage. Find out more here.
EcoKids: The Story of Water
Discover why we need water