Grade 8 Science - Water Systems

Grade 8 students will develop an understanding of the important role that water systems play in global ecosystems. In addition, students will come to understand that large bodies of water such as the Great Lakes greatly influence the climate and weather of the region in which they are located, and that both large lakes and oceans interact with the atmosphere through the water cycle. Students will become aware of the importance of fresh and salt water to the sustainability of life on earth.


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Water Systems

Rivers and Coasts

Great Lakes

Water and the Environment

Books on Oceans Books on Floods Books on Rivers Books on Water Cycle Books on Precipitation