Overflowing the Banks

Students discover how levees hold a river within its banks and cause height of river to rise & back up into less well-protected tributaries that feed into the river, by constructing model of riverbanks, creating a flood, & writing about observations.

3rd - 8th Science 9 Views 7 Downloads
Resource Details

1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning

What Members Say

Erin B.
I can always count on the brilliant ideas of other teachers who through Lesson Planet help me enhance my own teaching!
Erin B., Teacher
Melrose, MA