Predicting Ground Water Flow

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After background reading on ground and surface water is complete, young hydrologists create a water table contour map. The map displays the elevation of surrounding areas and requires that the cartologists draw contour lines and arrows to indicate direction of water flow. Follow-up questions provide the opportunity to solidify the experience and new knowledge.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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  • Clear instructions walk learners through the process of drawing the contour map
  • Ideal for meeting Common Core State Standards in scientific literacy
  • Includes student handouts for reading, mapping, and analysis
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