Mystery Science: You Turn On the Faucet, Where Does the Water Come From?

In this Mystery, students construct an explanation about a surprising phenomenon: the existence of underground water.

In the activity, Wanted: A Well, students play a game in which they must obtain and combine information about groundwater in order to select the best site to build a town. They evaluate the features of the landscape, plants in the area, and clues from the soil and then decide where to dig a well.


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