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Is the Hudson River Too Salty to Drink?

Students explore reasons for varied salinity in bodies of water. In this geographical inquiry lesson, students use a variety of visual and written information including maps, data tables, and graphs, to form a hypothesis as to why the Hudson River is partially composed of salt water. Detailed vocabulary and concepts about the water cycle and the geographical patterns of rivers and streams is presented through teacher lecture and website content.

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Resource Details

6th - 9th
21st Century Skills
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Database & Spreadsheet
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  • Vocabulary