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109 resources with the keyterm rivers

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Flow Rates of Faucets and Rivers

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Go with the flow and use a helpful resource. A set of two activities has learners investigate flow rates. They first determine the flow rate of a faucet by measuring how long it takes to fill a bucket. Using the results, they make a...
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Water's Journey - The River Returns

For Teachers 6th - 10th
This interesting video introduces a film called "Water's Journey - The River Returns," which focuses on an in-depth study of the St. John's river and its entire watershed. The history of the river, its inhabitants, and the stresses that...
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Meandering Rivers

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This "old school" video is of a teacher using a chalkboard (imagine that!), to illustrate how meandering rivers are created, and how they flow. The teacher does a good job of describing how the meandering river bed changes over time due...
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Rivers and Streams

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
In this rivers and streams worksheet, students explore how rivers and streams react with the environment. Students also study where the major rivers flow in their local areas. Activities are provided that help students visualize the...
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White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An amazing, and exciting video on whitewater rafting down the Zambezi river is here for your class. The rafting adventure begins at the base of Victoria Falls, and goes through quite a few class five rapids. Your students should love...
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Physical Geography - Running Water: Erosion & Deposits

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Here is a good video that describes the main types of "flow" associated with rivers; laminer, turbulent, and shooting flow. They are all aptly described and accompanied by excellent video footage shot in Yellowstone National Park. A...
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Colorado River in Arizona

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Arizona Fish and Game Department has produced this introductory video on the Colorado River. During its length, quite a bit of information is passed along, such as the fish who live in the river, the variety of people who use the...
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East Asia: Geography

For Students 7th - 8th
Learners will consider the location of East Asia as it pertains to the effects of natural disasters. They write two short answers to the first prompts, and then respond to a passage regarding Asia's mountains and rivers.
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Who Polluted the River?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Study the impact of water pollution. A hands-on experiment and an interactive story about water pollution are the basis for the learning experience. 
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Rivers quiz 1

For Students 7th - 12th
In this rivers worksheet, students name the main rivers that run through the cities given to them that are around the world. Students complete 10 short answer questions.
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South America Quiz 1

For Students 7th - 12th
In this South America worksheet, students complete short answer questions on the rivers, countries, sports, and more about South America. Students complete 10 short answer questions.
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Rivers Quiz 3

For Students 6th - 10th
For this rivers worksheet, students answer short answer questions about famous rivers around the world. Students complete 10 short answer questions.
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The Willamette River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An informative set of slides inspects the Willamette River. Hydropower dams, agriculture, and the presence of major cities on its banks have led to increased bacteria, temperature, and mercury content as well as skeletal deformities in...
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Rivers Worksheet

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this geography worksheet, students answer 12 multiple choice questions about rivers of the world. They identify wild life that is found near rivers, how rivers can be used, and about landforms near river banks.
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Gallery Walk Questions on Rivers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A Gallery Walk is a technique that allows small groups to visit different stations, where they examine and discuss materials about an overarching topic. Questions about rivers and fluvial processes are available in this resource;...
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River Research

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners use the internet to research the streams and rivers found in Illinois. Using the information, they identify and describe the rivers and streams along with the physical characteristics of a river ecosystem. They share what they...
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America's Mighty Rivers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the cultural importance of America's rivers. Using the Mississippi and Hudson Rivers, they examine a story that takes place on each river. They are introduced to the concepts of preservation and stewardship.
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Human Impacts on Major Rivers of the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore motivations behind human intervention in the stream flow of selected rivers, infer kinds of interventions and their results, and evaluate level of success of such interventions of stream flow as well as...
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The Earth

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students learn about landforms.  In this reading comprehension lesson, students complete a KWL chart about the earth, read a book about the earth, and create a map.  Students include new landform vocabulary words on their maps.
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Daily Geography - Week 2

For Students 4th
For this geography worksheet, 4th graders answer 8 questions different questions. The questions include domestic and non domestic geographical facts.
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Rivers of the World

For Students 5th - 6th
In this river worksheet, students focus on various rivers across the planet. Students label the names of 18 rivers on the world map provided.
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From Maps to Models

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore watersheds through the use of a topographic map. They observe topographical maps and discuss their characteristics. In groups, students create a model clay island and make a topographical map of it. Afterward, groups...
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Rivers Through Time

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners read or have the book A River Ran Wild read to them. They discuss and reflect on the messages presented in the book. Students use their listening comprehension skills to draw conclusions. Learners articulate several examples of...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how rivers are used in our modern world. They create and analyze a large class mural of a river illustrating the ways rivers are used by people and wildlife, and write an essay on how rivers should be used and why.