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"Quick Facts - All About Glaciers". Web page with a bullet point list of facts about glaciers. Part of a larger site on glaciers. www.nsidc.org/cryosphere/glaciers/quickfacts.html

USGS Website “Glaciers and Icecaps: Storehouses of freshwater” This site contains basic information about the formation, makeup and location of glacier http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/earthglacier.html

Discovery Education "Geography Lesson Plans" Interactive teaching and learning site that provides resources for teachers and student http://www.discoveryeducation.com/search/page/-/-/lesson-plan/geography/index.cfm

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image"Water Science for Schools". Comprehensive U.S. Geological Service web site (www.usgs.gov/education) covering a wide variety of topics related to water and water use. Includes information and colorful graphics on properties of water, water on earth, ground water, surface water, water quality, and water use. Includes an activity center where students can participate in national surveys with other site visitors. Copy of site's table of contents included for general information.

"Project WET" An amazing resource for water education and environmental or health issues.  You can access free materials or order the Project WET curriculum ideas to educate students on what a valuable resource water is.  Up-to-date research and news is posted. Great for parents, teachers or businesses. http://www.projectwet.org/

 

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