Ninth graders examine and identify the features of rivers. They observe a demonstration of river erosion on a stream table, and take a field trip to a local stream.
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Weathering, Erosion, and Landforms—Student Activities
Tired of your students taking you for granite? Use a unit that offers multiple hands-on weathering and erosion labs and interactive activities. Some of the exciting lessons include planning a tour of Australia, using ice to break glass,...
7th - 12th Science
Changing Nature's Course: A Look at the Kissimmee River
Students study the effects of human modification on the Kissimmee River in Florida; and make generalizations about what they have learned and apply them to human actions and their environmental consequences elsewhere on the globe.
9th - 12th Science
Physical Geography - Running Water: Erosion & Deposits
Here is a good video that describes the main types of "flow" associated with rivers; laminer, turbulent, and shooting flow. They are all aptly described and accompanied by excellent video footage shot in Yellowstone National Park. A...
3 mins 6th - 10th Science