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Watersheds and Wetlands

Source: Center of Excellence for Clean Energy

Description: PDF of a PowerPoint presentation

Topics explored: fresh water sources, the hydrologic cycle, evaporation, transpiration, precipitation, runoff, groundwater, groundwater contamination, types of water flow, velocity, sediment loads, watersheds, stream biology, stream ecosystems, wetlands, water pollution, mining, ocean and marine dumping, dissolved oxygen in water

Education Level

• High School

• College

Resource Type

• Curricula, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans


• Biology

• Env Science


• Hydrology

• Environmental Considerations