People Need Water, Challenge 1: Westward H2O!

Multiple Perspectives

Explore the following resources to find information that will help you answer the “Generate Ideas” questions.


  • The U.S. Geological Survey article entitled Spring, found in the Encyclopedia of Earth, provides an overview of how springs form, how they flow, their water quality, and the different types of springs.

Texas Water Development Board Reading

Articles about History

Note to teacher: You will have students share information at this time.