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Title: How Water Moves (through materials).
Description: This presentation is a fun and interesting way to introduce important concepts of how water moves through different types of common materials. We introduce the concepts of permeability and porosity through a hands on activity where the students can actually see how water moves through sediments.  
Key Words: permeability, porosity, water movement, geology activity 
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 
View File: LessonPlanPermeabilityandPorosity.doc 
View File: How water moves.ppt 
View File: Permeability_and_Porosity_Worksheet[A].doc 
View File: All About Aquifers.doc 
View File: GroundWater.doc 
View File: permeabilityandPorositylesson.pdf 
View File: Permeabilitylesson.pdf 

Teacher's Request: Looking for an inexpensive but fun activity and presentation for 6th graders learning permeability and porosity.
      

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