Sixth graders recognize the term water source. They identify local water sources. Students make and record observations of a water source. Students complete a mini inquiry project on rivers.
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Rollin' on the River: The McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System
Middle schoolers take a close look at the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation system. They study how the Army Corps of Engineers built and monitor the system. Learners discover how a lock and a dam work, and study three benefits of...
6th - 8th Science
Why Do Rivers Have Deltas?
What determines the shape of the shoreline where a river meets an ocean? The video explains many causes for delta formation, including human activities and climate change. Also included are examples from around the world and throughout...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Water's Journey - The River Returns
This interesting video introduces a film called "Water's Journey - The River Returns," which focuses on an in-depth study of the St. John's river and its entire watershed. The history of the river, its inhabitants, and the stresses that...
5 mins 6th - 10th Science
Earth Day Unit Plan: Pollution in the Anacostia River - Biology Teaching Thesis
Sixth graders are able to explain that there are pollutants in the Anacostia River, what these pollutants can cause, and how to prevent further pollution. They examine the impacts that the pollutants of the Anacostia River could have on...