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Earth

Energy

Fossil Fuels

  • Learning About Fossil Fuels - Find out about coal, oil and natural gas and how we use it for energy.
  • Looking Down an Oil Well - Ever wonder what oil looks like underground, down deep, hundreds or thousands of feet below the surface, buried under millions of tons of rock and dirt? Learn about how oil is pulled out of the earth.

Water

  • Drinking Water & Ground Water Kids' Stuff - Choose your age group and explore these resources on our drinking water.
  • Drinking Water and Ground Water - Kids' Stuff Grades 4-8 - This EPA Office of Water's web page has links to games and activities that will help you learn about drinking water.
  • Exploring Estuaries - A wide variety of birds, fish, and other wildlife make estuaries their home; use this web site to explore these unique environments, including some of the plants and animals that live there.
  • Water Drops: Science Fun for Kids in the Water Environment - This site has a collection of fun facts, games, and projects for kids to learn about our water environment. Each issue will have a different theme, although all material will relate to the science of water pollution and clean water.
  • Water Science for Schools - This site offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.
  • What's Up With Our Nation's Water? - Learn about our nation's water supply, how the quality of water is determined, what is measured, what ground water is, get ideas for science projects and more.
  • The Water Cycle - This site features a wonderful diagram in 52 languages of the natural water cycle and an in-depth discussion of each of the 15 topics on the diagram.

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