Lesson Plan

Field Exercise: Stream Flow Dynamics & Sedimentation

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Students produce a vertical profile of a stream and map and define thalweg, point bar, and cut bank. They measure flow velocity differences across a stream transect and equate flow velocity with size of substrate sediment collected.

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11th - 12th
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning