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  Curricula Lesson Index
 

WOW lessons full list some intro text needed. list of quick links to curricula:
tutorials
basic science studying lessons
basic science investigating lessons
basic science teaching lessons
water science curriculum

Tutorials

  1. Water on the Web Teaching Tutorial
  2. Navigating the WOW Website
  3. Using WOW Data with Excel
  4. Using the WOW Data Visualization Tools
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Basic Science Studying Lessons

  1. Aquatic Respiration
  2. Chemistry of Oxygen Solubility
  3. Conductivity
  4. Data Interpretation
  5. Diel Temperature Variation in Lakes
  6. Effect of pH
  7. Effect of Photosynthesis and Respiration on Aquatic Chemistry
  8. Fish Stocking Decisions
  9. Heat Budgets of Lakes
  10. Increased Conductivity
  11. Modeling Water Quality
  12. Properties of Water
  13. Rain Storms, Landuse and Lake Turbidity
  14. Sustaining Life Under the Ice
  15. Thermal Stratification
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Basic Science Investigating Lessons

  1. Aquatic Respiration
  2. Chemistry of Oxygen Solubility
  3. Conductivity
  4. Data Interpretation
  5. Diel Temperature Variation in Lakes
  6. Effect of pH
  7. Effect of Photosynthesis and Respiration on Aquatic Chemistry
  8. Fish Stocking Decisions
  9. Heat Budgets of Lakes
  10. Increased Conductivity
  11. Modeling Water Quality
  12. Properties of Water
  13. Rain Storms, Landuse and Lake Turbidity
  14. Sustaining Life Under the Ice
  15. Thermal Stratification
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Basic Science Teaching

  1. Aquatic Respiration
  2. Chemistry of Oxygen Solubility
  3. Conductivity
  4. Data Interpretation
  5. Diel Temperature Variation in Lakes
  6. Effect of pH
  7. Effect of Photosynthesis and Respiration on Aquatic Chemistry
  8. Fish Stocking Decisions
  9. Heat Budgets of Lakes
  10. Increased Conductivity
  11. Modeling Water Quality
  12. Properties of Water
  13. Rain Storms, Landuse and Lake Turbidity
  14. Sustaining Life Under the Ice
  15. Thermal Stratification

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Water Science Curriclum

I. WATERSHED AND AQUATIC SCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS

1. Watershed science and society
2-3. Lake ecology
4-5. Stream ecology

II. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

6. Problem and objective formulation

III. DATA COLLECTION

7. Watershed/land use surveys
8-9. Lake surveys
10-11. Stream surveys
12. Remote sensing and Internet data sources

IV. DATA MANAGEMENT

13. Quality assurance and quality control
14. Data types, sources, and retrieval
15. Spreadsheets and nonspatial databases
16. Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

V. DATA ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION, AND PRESENTATION

17. Elementarystatistics
18. Applications of regression to water quality analysis
19. GIS / spatial analysis
20. Data visualization and presentation
21. Introduction to modeling

VI. MANAGEMENT POLICY AND OUTREACH

22. Regulations and compliance monitoring
23. Watershed management
24-25. Lake and stream restoration
26. Community education and involvement
27. Educating decision-makers

 

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