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Identifying Watersheds with Topographic Maps

Students model a watershed and delineate one using topographic maps. In this hydrology lesson, students use aluminum foil to model a landscape and observe how water moves on it. They also observe the features of a topographic map and use it to delineate a watershed.

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Resource Details

6th - 8th
Earth Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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