MORE ABOUT THE KIT

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What is it?

The Awesome Aquifer Kit is a fun and educational groundwater kit with everything you need to build an aquifer model. Instructions and activity supplies are included to walk you through learning all about groundwater. 


The kit is great for use in classrooms, at community events, at festivals or fairs, or any other educational setting. Both youth and adults love the hands-on nature of the activities!

What lessons are included?

  • Groundwater and Surface Water
  • Pumping the Supply
  • Discover Porosity
  • Explore Permeability
  • Contamination Clues
  • Clean It Up
  • Other Things to Try

What does the Kit include?

  • Durable, clear plastic activity and storage box with lid
  • Illustrated activity book
  • Well simulators
  • Contamination and remediation supplies
  • Aquifer construction materials

What else will I find?

  • Background information
  • Extension activities
  • Clean up tips
  • Groundwater Glossary

What about education standards?

The activities in the Awesome Aquifer Kit are correlated to the following Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS):


K-ESS3-1, K-ESS3-3, 2-ESS2-2

K-2-ETS1-1, K-2-ETS1-2, 2-ESS1-1

HS-ESS2-5, MS-ESS3-1

2-ESS2-3, HS-ESS3-1, MS-ESS2-4


COMING SOON: Correlation to selected state standards.