Core Correlations

The following Programs/Activity Guides have been correlated to the Utah State Office of Education Core Curriculum. You can access correlations below by clicking on the Program/Activity Guide you are using, and then either the grade level or subject matter within. The activities that meet that grade or subject matter will be listed.

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(WET K-12: Earth Systems) Standard IV: Students will understand that water cycles through and between reservoirs in the hydrosphere and affects the other spheres of the Earth System.

Objective 1: Explain the water cycle in terms of reservoirs, the movement between reservoirs, and the energy to move water.  Evaluate the importance of freshwater to the biosphere.
a.  Identify the reservoirs of Earth’s water cycle locally and globally, and graph or chart relative amounts in global reservoirs.

  • Get the Groundwater Picture - Pg 137

  • A Drop in the Bucket – Pg 238

b.  Illustrate  the movement of water on Earth and describe how the processes that move water use energy from the sun.

  • Adventures in Density - Pg 25

c.  Relate the physical and chemical properties of water to a water pollution issue.

  • Water Log - Pg 19

  • A Grave Mistake - Pg 311

  • Hot Water - Pg 388

  • The Pucker Effect - Pg 388

  • Water Write - Pg 457

d.  Make inferences about the quality and/or quantity of freshwater, using data collected from local water systems.

  • Water Log - Pg 19

  • Sparkiling Water - Pg 348

  • Super Bowl Surge - Pg 353

  • Water Write - Pg 457

e.  Analyze how communities deal with water shortages, distribution, and quality in designing a long-term water use plan.

  • The Long Haul - Pg 260

  • Wet-Work Shuffle - Pg 360

  • Easy Street - Pg 382

  • Pass the Jug - Pg 392

  • Water Bill of Rights - Pg 403

  • Water Court - Pg 413

  • Who\'s Problem Is It?  - Pg 429

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