Water Quality

Water Quality


Guiding Investigative Question 1: What is the quality of the water in our environment?

Here are a few sample questions that you and your students might want to focus on:

  • Is my water safe to drink?
  • Is my water safe to swim or bathe in?
  • Is my water safe to water crops and plants?

Below are a few suggested GLOBE Protocols that will help you explore answers to the Water Quality Guiding Investigative Question.

Learn more about how NASA studies water quality

Study Maps Hidden Water Pollution in U.S. Coastal Areas
Using Satellites to Monitor Lake Water Quality

NASA Demonstrates Airborne Water Quality

Taking NASA-USGS’s Landsat 8 to the Beach

Studying Chesapeake Bay from Above

Good Resources to use when teaching about Water Quality