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Educator’s Guide Web Links

A Tangled Web:
  1. ICYouSee: T is for Thinking (The ICYouSee Guide to Critical Thinking About What You See on the Web).
  2. lUniversity of Idaho Library: Web Site Evaluation Criteria.
  3. University of Idaho Library: Web Sites to Evaluate.
Mapping It Out: Concept Mapping Water Quality:
  1. Concept Mapping and Curriculum Design.
  2. The Concept Mapping Homepage.

It’s Clear to Me!:

From H to OH!:
  1. OFCN’s Academy Curricular Exchange-Science.
  2. Determining Acids and Bases
Pollution-Take It or Leave It!:

Grab a Gram:
  1. Water on the Web.
Stone Soup:
  1. Alkalinity and Water Quality.
  2. General Information on Alkalinity.
  3. Acid Rain: Do you need to start wearing a rainhat?
Carts and Horses:
  1. Experimental Science Projects: An Introductory Level Guide/
  2. 2. Intel International Science and Engineering fair
  3. 3. SciFair.org: The Ultimate Science Fair Resource
  4. 4. Your Science Fair Project Resource Guide.

Hitting the Mark:
  1. Merriam-Webster Online Collegiate Dictionary
Multiple Perspectives:
  1. Data Analysis.

A Snapshot in Time
  1. Monitoring Water Quality
  2. National Water Quality Monitoring Council Work Plan.
Water Quality Monitoring: From Design to Data

Turbidity or Not Turbidity-that is the Question!:
  1. Guidance Manual for Compliance with the Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule: Turbidity Provisions.
  2. Water Quality Index: Turbidity.
  3. Important Water Quality Factors.
Footprints on the Sand:
  1. Oceans in Peril from Smithsonian’s Ocean Planet.
  2. Polluted Runoff.
  3. Know About Pfiesteria piscicida

Looks Aren’t Everything:
  1. Bacteria.
  2. Preventing Cryptosporidiosis: A guide to water filters and bottled water.
  3. Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water.
Setting the Standards:
  1. Drinking Water Advisory: Consumer Acceptability Advice and Health Effects Analysis on Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE).
  2. Setting Standards for Safe Drinking Water.
  3. Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List.
  4. Current Drinking Water Standards.
  5. MTBE/Oxygenates
Wash It Away:
  1. An Ounce of Prevention: Keeps the Germs Away
Life and Death Situation:

There is No Point to This Pollution:
  1. Do’s and Don’ts Around the Home.
  2. What is Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution?
  3. Managing Nonpoint Source Pollution from Households.
  4. Water Quality Graphs Student Copy Page
Washing Water:
  1. EPA Environmental Education
  2. Activity (pdf format)

Bugs, Benthics, and Bioassessment:
  1. Field Guide to Freshwater Invertebrates.
  2. Freshwater Benthic Ecology and Aquatic Entomology Homepage.
  3. Save Our Streams (SOS) Stream Study.
  4. Rapid Bioassessment Protocols (RBPs) for use in Streams and Wadeable Rivers.
Water Quality Windows:
  1. FishBase.
  2. Oceans and Coasts
  3. Gak1 Time Serires
  4. Species Information System
Invertebrates as Indicators
  1. Freshwater Invertebrates
  2. Freshwater Benthic Ecology and Aquatic Entomology Homepage
  3. Save our Streams
  4. Rapid Bioassessment Protocols (RBPs) for use in Streams and Wadeable Rivers

Picking Up the Pieces:
  1. CWAP Watershed Success Stories.
  2. Governor Announces $25.6 Million for Hudson River Counties.
Timeline of Water Quality History:
  1. The History of Drinking Water Treatment.
  2. Historic Milestones in Drinking Water History.


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