K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

LEARN NC was a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education from 1997 – 2013. It provided lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Learn NC is no longer supported by the School of Education – this is a historical archive of their website.

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Andrew Dunn. Published on Wikipedia.

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diagram of an artesian well

This diagram illustrates an artesian well. An artesian well is a well bored perpendicularly into water-bearing strata lying at an angle, so that natural pressure produces a natural supply of water with little or no pumping.