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National Groundwater Awareness Week

March 5, 2017 - March 11, 2017

Approximately 99% of our planet’s readily available freshwater is stored underground. What do you know about our groundwater resources?

what-is-groundwater

Here are a few resources to get you started:

Use a Groundwater Flow Model – if you area DuPage County teacher, you can contact SCARCE to get trained and borrow or build your own interactive Groundwater flow model to demonstrate how a pollutant might travel through the ground to contaminate other sources of water.

Educator Resources: National Groundwater Association & Groundwater Careers  video.

The Groundwater Foundation has the basics of groundwater as well as threats it faces. Check out their groundwater blog with Frannie the Fish and their Students and Educators page.

US Geological Survey: What is Groundwater?

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March 5, 2017
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March 11, 2017
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