Flooding and Human Adaptation
Sixth graders examine the impact of flooding and the problems of humans settling in a river valley. They complete a Flood WebQuest, trace the route of the Mississippi River and the Nile River on a world map, and discuss the similarities.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Democratic Republic of Congo - Map Skills
Work on your map skills with a packet of activities about the river basins in the Democratic Republic on Congo. Learners study the maps provided before answering the geography questions and writing an acrostic poem about the region.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Mary and the Red River Raft
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine how the clearing of rivers such as the Red River helped to boost the Arkansas economy of the mid-1800's. They listen to a story called, "Mary and the Red River Raft," then conduct research on...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Human Impacts on Major Rivers of the World
Middle schoolers explore motivations behind human intervention in the stream flow of selected rivers, infer kinds of interventions and their results, and evaluate level of success of such interventions of stream flow as well as...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Rivers and the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project
Damming rivers has been a case of necessity versus negative environmental impact since the process began. Kids take on the role of a stakeholder in the proposed damming of the Danube River. They begin by reading arguments for and against...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable