Science Worksheets and Study Guides Sixth Grade. Earth's Fresh Water

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Colorado Standards

CO.3. Earth Systems Science
3.2. Water on Earth is distributed and circulated through oceans, glaciers, rivers, ground water, and the atmosphere. Students can:
3.2.a. Gather and analyze data from a variety of print resources and investigations to account for local and world-wide water circulation and distribution patterns
3.2.b. Use evidence to model how water is transferred throughout the earth
3.2.c. Identify problems, and propose solutions related to water quality, circulation, and distribution - both locally and worldwide
3.2.d. Identify the various causes and effects of water pollution in local and world water distributions
3.2.e. Describe where water goes after it is used in houses or buildings
3.3. Earth's natural resources provide the foundation for human society's physical needs. Many natural resources are nonrenewable on human timescales, while others can be renewed or recycled. Students can:
3.3.a. Research and evaluate data and information to learn about the types and availability of various natural resources, and use this knowledge to make evidence-based decisions