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Smithsonian Science Stories Literacy Series™: Water Works Below-Grade Reader, English

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Grade 5. 2018. 56 pages. Lexile range: 550–800L. Water Works Below-Grade Reader serves as an informational text resource that is incorporated into the main activities of many lessons in the Smithsonian Science for the Classroom™ module How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?

Topics include:

  • Water in Our World: Tracing water back to a natural source
  • Water in My Day: A look at how much water people use every day
  • Prove It: Satellites measure changes to groundwater mass
  • Four Spheres: Studying the four spheres of the Earth system
  • Pipes, Pumps, and Paces: Ways people bring water into homes
  • Thirsty for Clean Water: A story of groundwater contamination
  • Something in the Water: Chesapeake Bay Case Study: Natural versus man-made water filtration
  • The Aral Sea: Two perspectives on the Aral Sea

The content, presented in below-grade readability for struggling readers, connects student literacy to science in the real world. Soft cover.


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