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Sequence of Events: The Watershed

Class members simulate a watershed with a painters drop cloth, placing objects underneath to create landscape variation, making "rain" with a watering can, and using red drink mix powder to track the path of precipitation. They observe what happens and depict the sequence of events on a chart (example included). Engaging and visual. Extend by researching the topography of your local watershed and building an accurate facsimile.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 7th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
2 more...
Year
2001
Included Materials
  • Activity
  • Project

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