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68 resources with the concept streams

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Field Work

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students realize that everyone lives in a watershed and that water is a fundamental life sustaining resource, they investigate ways to look at surface streams for quantity and quality of this vital resources. Students construct a...
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River Study

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore a stream in their area and show the class the topographic map of the stream. They locate the topographic map and name the streams, lakes and ponds in their watershed. They write a paragraph about their stream and...
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Riparian Buffers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research the roles of riparian buffers and create a model that shows the role of the buffers in protecting waterways from pollution. They conduct an experiment from which they record their data in this unit which is spread over...
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Oceanography (Rivers and Streams)

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the characteristics of streams and rivers. They identify the types of resources lakes, ponds and oceans provide. They ask questions to complete the lesson.
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The Scientific Question

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners identify the steps in the scientific method and discuss how each step is implemented. They examine a study of a stream on Kaua'i and analyze the scientific method in action.
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River Erosion

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine and identify the features of rivers. They observe a demonstration of river erosion on a stream table, and take a field trip to a local stream.
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BIOASSESSMENT OF STREAMS

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students work as a team to gather organisms from a stream to evaluate if the water quality is excellent, good, or fair to poor.
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Ecology: Effects of Land Use on Natural Streams

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine how humans affect various ecosystems. In this ecology lesson, 8th graders discuss different ways that contaminants enter the stream. They explain the consequences of eutrophication in lakes.
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Exploring the "Our Rivers" Section

For Students 5th - 12th
In this rivers worksheet, students access a website to answer questions about the Fraser River watershed in British Columbia. This worksheet has 8 short answer questions.
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Technology as a Tool of Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers monitor streams, take stream surveys, collect chemical and macro-invertebrate and stream discharge data. Using a digital camera, students observe the percentage of various types of vegetation on the flood plan, riparian...
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Who Lives In The Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the environment of a stream or lake to collect and observe macroinvertebrates in their natural environment. They record data and summarize the information obtained. Students look to see if there has been any human...
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Missing Macroinvertebrates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of a macroinvertebrate. They observe the presence of increases or decreases in population in order to test for factors that contribute to the extinction of a species. Students predict the likelihood of...
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Culmination of Mighty Waters

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the concept of bodies of water. The information is obtained from the internet while conducting research. Then students draw upon prior knowledge from a film to combine information for the purpose of creating a...
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Watersheds:Stream Channels And Post-fire Stream Flows

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students draw cross sections of a stream channel from field data. In the field, using a GPS, they determine the depth of a stream channel and use a spreadsheet to graph the stream channel.
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Michigan Quarter Reverse: A Coin Out of Water

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine the Michigan quarter reverse and differentiate between bodies of water. On copies of the quarter reverse, they color the land green and the water blue. After observing photos of water bodies, they complete a worksheet...
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A Coin Out of Water

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine the Michigan state quarter and identify land and water on the quarter. They locate the Great Lakes and other bodies of water on a map. They compare and contrast streams, rivers, ponds, lakes, and oceans.
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"Tri-County" Project--Water Cycle

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students analyze the parts of the water cycle through research and experimentation. Particular attention is paid to the processes of evaporation and condensation.
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Water Quality in the Greenhills Stream

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate and analyze the water quality of a nearby stream. They conduct a year-long study of water quality, collect and analyze data, take digital pictures for predictions, and create a web page.
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Comparative Stream Quality

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine water quality on a nearby stream. They collect water samples and test for various factors, including any contamination from the treatment plant, and present their information in a Powerpoint presentation.
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Exploring Our Watershed System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how watershed systems are made up, and visit the Susquehanna watershed system and map out the system. They evaluate the order of watercourses in their area.