Water is essential for life on Earth. How has climate change affected the water we drink, the oceans we fish and the lakes and streams we enjoy? Conserving these valuable resources by focusing our attention on protecting and respecting our fresh and ocean water is paramount. We look at the changes and locations of the Earth's water and how human activity and climate change is affecting the purity and quantity as well as the health facing plant and animal life in fresh and marine water ecosystems. Our ready-to-use resource is written using simplified language and vocabulary which are presented in a way that is easier for students to understand. Comprised of reading passages, Graphic Organizers, student activities, color overhead transparencies, Crossword, Word Search and Comprehension Quiz. 170 Pages/18 Overheads.