Identifying Watersheds with Topographic Maps

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Students model a watershed and delineate one using topographic maps. In this hydrology instructional activity, 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

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning