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139 resources with the keyterm watershed

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What Is a Watershed?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of water pollution. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students discover what watersheds are and consider how to protect them.
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Waterdrops Watershed Issue

For Students 6th - 8th
In this environment worksheet, students take part in a variety of activities that includes an experiment, word search, and readings related to the watershed.
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What Makes Up a Healthy Watershed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after observing the elements of a local watershed, explore the need to protect watersheds as water resources for the future. They examine the factors involved with a watershed: geology, ecology, and the effect of man's...
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The Study of Urban and Suburban Environments within the Mystic River Watershed

For Teachers 10th - 12th
High school students examine their own water-based environments, within the Mystic Watershed. As the learners engage in inquiry-based, hands-on projects, critical thinking skills and problem-solving, the project will lead them to cross...
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Human Impact on Water Quality

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify a variety of human activities that can pollute our water sources. They conduct experiments to determine water quality, describe their local community's impact on water resources and explore ways in which to protect and...
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Controlling Nonpoint Source Pollution

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine factors affecting water quality. They test water in a local body of water to determine its quality. They collect data and continue monitoring the water monthly. They assess water quality in the home and on the farm.
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Real Life Challenge

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders organize the data and information collected on the Field Grove's ecosystem. In this ecology lesson plan, 7th graders create a product that promotes environmental awareness. They present their recommendations to class.
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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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How Our Water Becomes Polluted

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students list causes of water pollution, discuss how people contribute to water pollution, and explain concept of watershed.
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Water Pollution Graphing Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students describe and identify the link between land use activities within a watershed and water quality. They evaluate the quality of a "water sample" ( a bag of skittles), graph their results, and form a hypothesis about the land use...
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Away with Waste!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners read and analyze the story Away on the Bay as a springboard to discuss water pollution. They may look into ways in which water can be cleaned and a watershed restored.
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There's a Watershed in my Backyard!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners explain what the term watershed is by creating a model. In this science, geography lesson, students demonstrate how the water moves in a watershed. Additionally, learners learn about point source and nonpoint source pollution....
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Identifying Pennsylvania Watersheds

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study and identify the six major drainage systems in Pennsylvania.  In this watershed instructional activity students read an article, complete an activity and take a quiz on what they learned. 
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Water, Water Everywhere

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers recognize that all of the water on earth cannot be used for drinking and that the percentage of ground and surface water is a small percentage.  In this water lesson students identify ways to conserve water. 
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Our Keystone FFA Spring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify where their water sources and explore a watershed on a map.  In this watershed lesson plan students walk a wetland, and identify sources of pollution.
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Exploration Watershed

For Teachers 6th - 7th
  Learners discuss what a watershed is, and locate watersheds on a map.  In this watershed lesson, students use the information they have been introduced to and create a color coded watershed map of their own.     
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Be a Watershed - Create a Living River

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate water ways by conducting an experiment with classmates.  In this natural resources lesson, students define a watershed and identify where large ones are located within the United States.  Students utilize cups,...
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Watershed

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study watersheds and use topo maps to help explore where they are located.  In this watershed lesson students delineate their watershed on their own. 
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How Do Geology and Physical Stream-bed Characteristics Affect Water Quality?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine geological bedrock in landscape regions and collect data.  In this investigative lesson students retrieve data on the Internet then interpret, and graph it. 
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What's In Your Stream?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore watersheds and how people's actions affect the quality of one.  In this environment lesson students analyze the differences in water quality of a stream and collect insects.
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Water: Naturally Cleaned

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use stream trays covered in different types of rocks or soil to investigate infiltrates and runoff. In this water pollution lesson, students work in groups with stream trays that have different substrates. They write a paragraph...
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Liquid Assets: Watershed

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch videos and create a representation of their watershed. In this water resources and pollution lesson, students watch three short videos and discuss them. They use ordinary objects to create a model of their watershed.
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River Reflections

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create podcasts and video public service announcements. In this environmental advocacy lesson, 6th graders study the local watershed and become advocates for their local environment. In the process, they create podcasts and...
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Build a Model Watershed

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students build a model land surface. In this building lesson plan, students use the land surface to explore concepts such as water flow, ridges, pools of water, and water quality. They build rivers, streams, land, waterways, and surfaces.