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Wildlife Along the Mississippi River

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create a class book about the wildlife that lives in and near the Mississippi River.
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Mississippi River

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study scanning and skimming techniques. In this research skills lesson, students use the research techniques on print literature about the Mississippi River. Middle schoolers prepare book talks on the literature they read.
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Along the Banks of the Mississippi

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a report about one of the states along the Mississippi River.
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The Mississippi River

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After examining a short passage about the Mississippi River system, readers use the provided graphic organizer to identify the main idea and supporting ideas in the article.
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The River and Lake States

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this geography worksheet, students read a 3 page information text about the history, climate, resources and economy of the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes. Students then answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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The Meandering Mississippi River

For Students 7th - 9th
Geography or earth science classes may find this worksheet useful for reviewing their knowledge of the Mississippi River. Primarily, it addresses tributaries, major cities, sources, etc. Composed exclusively of fill-in-the-blank...
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Save Your Rivers

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create posters about protecting rivers in their state.
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Mississippi River Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore print and online resources to explore the Mississippi River and then use the information to complete a scavenger hunt.
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From Lazy River To Deep Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Student investigate the lock and dam system of the Mississippi River by creating one for the class to observe. The experiment is completed in conjunction with research bring compiled from different resources for a research project.
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Special Report: Flood of the Great River

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work together in groups and role play the role of television crews. Using the internet, they research specific events of the Mississippi River flooding and report their findings to the class from different angles. They are to...
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Mapping the Mississippi

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Earth science classes can inspect the geography of the Mississippi River watershed by using National Geographic's fascinating FieldScope, an interactive mapping tool. Printable worksheets can be used to guide the exploration. This neat...
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River Reading Circle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students participate in a reading circle as a means of studying river-related poetry. They meet in small groups to discuss provided poems about the Mississippi River and use written or drawn notes to guide their part of the discussion.
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Raging River

For Students 3rd
In this measurement worksheet, 3rd graders read a passage on the Mississippi River and then answer five short answer questions relating to the length of the river.
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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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River Systems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars must react to the ecosystems of a river. They use inquiry-based learning along with maps and visuals to better understand the impact of rivers on everyday life. To finish, they create final written projects and presentations. 
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The Mississippi River

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars demonstrate the importance of the Mississippi River and all its uses such as transportation, food, commercial purposes, and drinking water. They also provide information about other rivers and their importance.
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Let the River Run

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Pupils examine deposits found in a river in this science lesson. They collect data of sediment deposit found in the Mississippi river, then graph and analyze their data using the TI.
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The Mighty Mississippi River

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars acquire in-depth knowledge of the geographic significance of the Mississippi River. They identify and expand their knowledge of the role of the river in the development of cities. Finally, students gain insight into the...
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USA State Tag / Mississippi River Shuffle

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are given the opportunity to play a tag game while studing geographical sites in the U.S.A. (relative to the Mississippi River or to other geographic features you may choose).
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Touch the Past: Archaeology of the Upper Mississippi River Region

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the archeology of the Mississippi River Valley. Using the internet, they expand their research to include how the Native Americans in California used plants to meet their needs. They also research a Native American...
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United States Map- Rivers

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars learn about rivers. In this maps lesson, students describe rivers and what human activities take place in a river. Young scholars use a map to locate the rivers in the United States.
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Trading Information

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a trading card about a state bordering the Mississippi River. Using traditional and internet research, students generate a list of interesting facts about their chosen state using the five themes of geography. They use...
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Animal Tracks

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students are introduced to the topic of area. In groups, they share various techniques to help them identify different shapes and work together to calculate the area. They use this same knowledge to determine the area of animal tracks...
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Family Vacation

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students use math to plan a trip by houseboat down the Mississippi River. They research and obtain information on the Mississippi River and its surroundings and use multiple graphs to represent their data.

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