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Immigration in the U.S.

President Obama spoke to the nation last night about extending deportation relief to millions of immigrants. Analyze his remarks using these timely support materials.

Interactive Map

Did you know that South America is Earth’s fourth-largest continent in area and the fifth-largest in population? Explore its physical and political characteristics with this interactive map.

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PBS LearningMedia: NET Edition

  • What is an Aquifer?

    Aquifers are bodies of saturated rock and sediment through which water can move, and they provide 99% of our groundwater. Humans rely on aquifers for most of our drinking water. However, we are not only depleting this supply but are its biggest polluters as well. This infographic provides facts and illustrations to explain the process.

    Grades 6-8

  • The Groundwater Term Game

    This Groundwater Game tests your knowledge of major terms used to describe parts of the aquifer systems, from groundwater to permeability to saturated zone. Drag and drop the correct term into a sentence to make it accurate and to match the illustration. Can you score 12 out of 12?

    Grades 6-8

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