Students construct a model of a river system. Students observe the effects caused by water rushing through riverbanks and across plains. They predict what will happen when levees are added to the model. Students test their hypothesis.
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New Review Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services
The fourth activity in a series of five has classes participate in a jigsaw to learn about global impacts of climate change and then share their new information with a home group. Groups then research impacts of climate change (droughts,...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Lightning. . . Nature's Most Violent Storms
Thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, and hail are just a few of the topics covered in a thorough weather preparedness guide. With descriptions of each weather phenomenon, from what causes them to how and when they occur to levels of...
6th - 12th Science
New Review When It Rains It Pours More Drought and More Heavy Rainfall
Which is worse — drought or flooding? Neither is helpful to the environment, and both are increasing due to climate change. The 16th lesson in a series of 21 covers the average precipitation trends for two different climates within the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Flooding in Canutillo
In 2006 there was a terrible storm that led to the flooding of the small town of Canutillo. Listen and watch as a young boy describes the causes and effects of this flood. This is a very interesting video because the boy interviews and...
4 mins 5th - 12th Social Studies & History