Where Does Your Water Come From? - Earth 101
Premiere Date: 9/24/2012; 57 minutes

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Turn on the faucet, and out pours water a familiar experience for the majority of us in the United States. But where does this water come from? Daniel Schlenk, a professor of aquatic ecotoxicology at the University of California, Riverside, provides an understanding of the unique aspects of water transport and generation. He also addresses what we will need to do in the future to maintain the quality and quantity of water we currently enjoy in California. (#24209)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 11

United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.11 Students analyze the major social problems and domestic policy issues in contemporary American society.

5. Trace the impact of, need for, and controversies associated with environmental conservation, expansion of the national park system, and the development of environmental protection laws, with particular attention to the interaction between environmental protection advocates and property rights advocates.

Standards for Grade(s): 9-12

Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills

Historical Interpretation

5. Students analyze human modifications of landscapes and examine the resulting environmental policy issues.

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