Student locate appropriate resources for finding information on their river that they chose to research. They comprehend how to research a topic. They successfully work in a cooperative group.
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Fertility of the Nile River
A visually stunning video on farming the Nile River floodplain awaits your learners. Some terrific time lapse photography is embedded in the video, showing the crops sprouting from seed to fully mature plants. Some ancient Egyptian...
3 mins 6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Human Impacts on Major Rivers of the World
Students explore motivations behind human intervention in the stream flow of selected rivers, infer kinds of interventions and their results, and evaluate level of success of such interventions of stream flow as well as environmental...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Rivers and the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project
Damming rivers has been a case of necessity versus negative environmental impact since the process began. Kids take on the role of a stakeholder in the proposed damming of the Danube River. They begin by reading arguments for and against...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Colorado River in Arizona
The Arizona Fish and Game Department has produced this introductory video on the Colorado River. During its length, quite a bit of information is passed along, such as the fish who live in the river, the variety of people who use the...
4 mins 6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Geography of the Fertile Crescent by ECSDM
Using Google Earth, a vocabulary assignment, and map handout, your class members will outline the Fertile Crescent in Mesopotamia and identify the source of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. They will then complete graphic organizers...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable