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.

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Grade
3rd - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2005
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