Student Webinar on 10/22 @ 1PM EDT

Join the host of the new series "How We Got to Now" - airing Wednesdays at 10PM ET on PBS - for a fascinating look at the seemingly simple inventions ...

DIY Science

Dig in! Find out how to plan, build, and care for your own garden with these DIY resources from The Nature Conservancy.

Daily News Story

Discover the amazing story of this student’s path from homeless valedictorian to college freshman.

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JUST ANNOUNCED: PBS LearningMedia now offers a NEW student learning portal and suite of productivity tools for teachers. Get the scoop!

Get Your Tech On

Enter the Get Your Tech On Sweepstakes daily for a chance to WIN Samsung Galaxy tablets for your entire classroom!

Teacher Hangout on 10/23 @ 7PM EDT

Did you know you can access the same data, images, and tools that scientists use to predict solar storms? Join PBS LearningMedia and special guests to learn how!

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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