Spring Ecosystems - Aquatic Science with Dr. Rudy Rosen 7.6
Aquifers and Springs - Aquatic Science with Dr. Rudy Rosen Lesson 7 includes: What is an aquifer? What is groundwater? How are aquifers similar? How do they differ? How do aquifers recharge? What is a playa lake? What role does it play in Texas? What kinds of aquatic ecosystems exist in groundwater? What adaptations enable aquatic life to exist underground? What is a spring? What is a headwaters? How have springs influenced history? How can we help conserve groundwater? How is your life connected to aquifers? Which aquifer provides groundwater where you live? How is your groundwater being used? Is it being conserved or is it being depleted? Aquatic Science with Dr. Rudy Rosen is an on-line video curriculum arranged into 13 lessons in YouTube Playlists that follows the contents of Dr. Rosen’s recently published textbook, Texas Aquatic Science. The textbook is published by the Texas A&M University Press and can be obtained at any online bookseller or from the publisher here: http://www.tamupress.com/product/Texas-Aquatic-Science,7918.aspx Each lesson covers a major subject area and is broken down into short sub-topic video presentations. These short videos covering important aquatic science topics can be used by students, instructors in building their own aquatic science curricula, or by life-long learners for self-education. The comprehensive teaching guide and enhancements can be downloaded FREE here: https://tpwd.texas.gov/education/resources/aquatic-science The instructional website is here: http://texasaquaticscience.org/ Dr. Rudy Rosen is a university professor and director of the Institute for Water Resources Science and Technology at Texas A&M University in San Antonio and is a Fellow of the Meadows Institute for Water and the Environment at Texas State University. His bio is here: http://texasaquaticscience.org/rudolph-rosen-author-editor-texas-aquatic-science/ Aquatic Science is a cooperative education project sponsored by The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and the National Science Foundation Research Coordination Network for Climate, Energy, Environment and Engagement in Semiarid Regions (NSF-CE3SAR). Additional funding was provided by the Ewing Halsell Foundation and the US Fish and Wildlife Service Sport Fish Restoration Program. Some materials were adapted from or provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
By Rudolph Rosen