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    If you would make an unit on "Water" for a 4-5th grader, what topics you would include? I need your precious advice and if you have any resource to share, please let me know. Thanks all!

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    What aspects of water are you wanting to cover? The water cycle, pollution, lakes/streams/oceans, states of water (ice,water, steam), chemical composition...
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    The National Park Service has Jr Ranger Materials for many of the parks - Here is a link to all of the booklets. I know the one for the Delaware Water Gap pertains to River Safety. I am sure others have water related info too

    https://www.nps.gov/search/?affiliat...nger%20booklet

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    I noticed today that Jason Learning had units on wetlands, immersion and Climate ("Seas of Change"). I've never used this curriculum, but it's been recommended to me several times they partner with NASA, NOAA, JPL, and Nat Geo among others. I think Homeschool Co-op even has a discount right now.
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    We have the Intellego Unit Studies on the Great Lakes. It was of particular interest to us since we live near Lake Michigan.
    Elective Unit Studies: The Great Lakes | Intellego Unit Studies - Core Curriculum and Independent Study

    A while back I requested free materials from the USDA intending to use them for a group lesson. I never used them but when I flipped through the books, they looked interesting. I ordered 'The Freshwater Edition'
    Natural Inquirer >> Science Journal for Students >> Freshwater - Vol. 18 No. 1 FS-1066 Issue
    (I also ordered the 'Women in Science' cards from this site. It was interesting to read about all the possible careers in science; fields we never knew existed.)
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