Groundwater Unit



Throughout this two-day long, no-prep groundwater unit, students focus on how we characterize the groundwater found on planet Earth.

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Students learn about the distinguishing characteristics and features that make up the groundwater found on our planet, including springs, the hydrologic (water) cycle, evaporation, transpiration, condensation, precipitation, infiltration, runoff, zone of saturation, zone of aeration, water table, wells, porosity, permeability, capillarity, and aquifers.

The following resources are included in this two-day long unit:

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Groundwater Lesson Plan
  • Groundwater PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Groundwater Practice Packet & Answer Key
  • Groundwater Reading Comprehension Activity & Answer Key


Grade Levels: 8th – 12th
Total Pages: 50+
Teaching Duration: 2 Days

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