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Engineering: The Erie Canal Lock System

Fourth graders construct a KWL chart about the Erie Canal. They observe a plastic replica of it and then visit a web site displaying an animated version of how a lock works. Students create timelines covering the canal's construction and build a replica of it.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project