Rollin' on The River - the Hudson River!
Students examine how the Hudson River was important to the development of the United States. They examine the role of steamboats played in the development of the Hudson River Valley.
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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
Fish Communities in the Hudson
Learning to read data tables is an important skill. Use this resource for your third, fourth, or fifth graders. Learners will will study tables of fish collection data to draw conclusions. The data is based on fish environments in the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
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
Human Impacts on Major Rivers of the World
Middle schoolers 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...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
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
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
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