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Backwards Goes It Does

Students create a three-dimensional model of the Chicago river watershed to determine the flow of the river at its mouth. They use prepared clear gelatin and topographic maps to discover that the building of canals actually reversed the flow of the river.

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Resource Details

5th - 8th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning