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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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Delta, Delta, Where is the Delta?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore several images of Earth from space. They identify parts of deltas. They observe, label, and measure delta images, taken from space. They consider how deltas form and why they differ in shape.
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Water Carves the Land

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What affect do bodies of water have on the world around us? Kids can find out by reading this passage. After reading, they answer five questions related to the text.
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Katrina Case Study

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the impact natural events have on the environment, specifically the wetlands. They view a video about the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Delta and answer discussion questions.
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On the Gulf: Coastlines in Danger

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the Mississippi Rover and how it has changed over time.  In this environment lesson students research and summarize things about the ecosystem of the river. 
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Mississippi Delta Blues Moves: Second in a Series of Three with Barb Hoffman and Steve Hoskins, MGM

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners complete a graphic organizer reviewing Barb Hoffman's prior lesson," Slave Songs (1840-1876)" as well as listen to and discuss Delta Blues music samples. Students research one Delta Blues singer and write a "color coded"...
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Early Arkansas Geography

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders locate and describe historical Arkansas while using a historical map.
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Coasts and Reefs: Shallow Marine Processes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A more thorough presentation on coastal systems would be difficult to find! Detailed diagrams illuminate the offshore, shoreface, foreshore, and backshore zones of  beach. The sources and movement of sediments along the coastline are...
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Coastal Dynamics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Life's a beach! The 16th installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program first examines different types of coasts and how they form. An activity then has learners investigate the shoreline...
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Demonstrating Erosion in Action

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students easure and record volume of water, then measure and record mass of soil. They explain the effects of the following in controlling erosion: Contouring, cover crop, strip cropping, reforestation, inter-seeding.
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Oceanography Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 10th
In this online interactive oceanography crossword puzzle worksheet, students use 7 clues to find the appropriate answers to complete the word puzzle.
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the effect of wind speed and water depth on wave heights in a hurricane. In this earth science lesson, students record wave height when they blow on the opposite side of the straw. They analyze and formulate a...
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Sixth Grade Reading Test

For Students 6th
In this reading worksheet, 6th graders answer multiple choice questions about passages they read, word parts, and more. Students complete 25 problems.
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Geography: why is Arkansas a great place to grow rice?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders become familiar with the geography of Arkansas and analyze why it is a good place for certain crops to grow.  For this rice lesson, 2nd graders list reasons Arkansas is a good place to grow rice. Students become familiar...
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Arkansas Geography/History Relief Map

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research a number of sources including the Internet to find information about the regions of Arkansas while locating sites of national historic interest. They located sites on maps while working at assigned websites. They...
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Landforms: Geomorphology of Arkansas

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create large, salt dough maps of Arkansas and the natural regions in the state created by geographical and morphological features.
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What's a Swamp Good For?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars identify the function and value of wetlands. In this lesson on appreciating wetlands, students explain how different household items can represent different aspects of the wetlands.
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Making Use of Fieldwork

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students transcribe, analyze, and archive fieldwork and create a team project drawn from fieldwork. They brainstorm a list of reasons why preservation of collected materials is important and explore the online archives of the American...