Modeling the Ogallala Aquifer on the Texas High Plains

 

 

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http://www.lcse.umn.edu/~jolson/groundwater/groundwater.html

Hardisty, J, Taylor, D. M., Metcalfe, S. E., Computerised Environmental Modelling: A Practical Introduction Using Excel, The University of Hull, UK, John Wiley & Sons, 1993.

Allen, Richard, Davis, Carl, Gentry, Edna, Helland, Barb, Summers, Barbara, Zachmann, Dave, Adventures in Supercomputing, 1999.

Additional Resources

Groundwater Lesson Plan:
The site http://www.groundwater.org/ , provides information and a few activities regarding groundwater.  It is easy to read, even for middle school students.  Some of the topics and activities found there are:

What is Groundwater?  Learn what groundwater is all about and why it is so important
URL:    http://www.groundwater.org/KidsCorner/what1.htm

Kids Can Protect Groundwater Too!
Kids can make a difference in groundwater protection
URL:    http://www.groundwater.org/KidsCorner/kids_gw.htm

Easy Ways to Conserve H2O
What can you do to save a little water
URL:    http://www.groundwater.org/KidsCorner/kids_conserve.htm

Cool Groundwater Activity
Complete this fun experiment at home with your friends or family
URL:    http://www.groundwater.org/KidsCorner/activity.htm
 
The Awesome Aquifer Club
Students learning about groundwater inside the classroom, in their communities,
and at the Children's Groundwater Festival
URL:    http://www.groundwater.org/KidsCorner/AAC.htm

Meet G.W. Gecko
Ask G.W. Gecko a question and catch-up on your gecko factoids
URL:    http://www.groundwater.org/KidsCorner/meetGW.htm

Recycling Maze
Kids, help G.W. Gecko collect recyclable items and take them to the recycling
center in this maze
URL:    http://www.groundwater.org/KidsCorner/maze.htm

Water Crossword Puzzle
URL:    http://www.groundwater.org/KidsCorner/crossword_pzl.htm

Water is the Lifeblood of the Earth A site containing much information about groundwater.  URL: http://www.ec.gc.ca/water/e_main.html

Groundwater Protection - Educational Video Package This site is an educational tool to raise awareness of the issues, problems, and options regarding the protection of groundwater.
URL:  http://www.ire.ubc.ca/gwvideo/intro.htm

Surf Your Watershed Find information about your own watershed by submitting information about your location.  URL:  http://www.epa.gov/surf/



Developed by
Marcia Talkmitt and Russ Russell 
Copyright 2001


Developing Educational Leadership in Computational Science
SC2000 National Computational Science Leadership Program
This project is supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation.  Opinions expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the National Science Foundation.