What is a Watershed?

Students create a classroom size model of a landscape to define the concept of a river watersheds. They spread crumbled newspapers around the floor to simulate different elevations then cover the whole landscape with a sheet. They pour colored water on the sheet in various locations to identify the flow of water in their watershed.

6th - 12th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
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