We found 213 resources with the concept watersheds
Discover Water—The Role of Water in Our LivesLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Make a splash with this series of engaging interactives that teach all about one of the most important substances on Earth: water. From oceans to bodies of freshwater, these fun resources investigate the water cycle and the important role water plays in the lives of people around the world.
Conserving Canada's Marine BiodiversityLesson Planet
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The ocean may seem a world away, but you can actually find it in a science classroom! Learners in the lower grade levels explore the concepts of water pollution, apex predators, the worth of animals, and commercial fishing methods. High...
Discover the Nile RiverLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Inquisitive scholars read about the Nile River's watershed, the different animals found in a variety of biomes, and where clean water comes from as well as its usage. Four activities add to the learning process—a board game that takes...
Let's Learn About Stewardship and River BasinsLesson Planet
What does it mean to be a good steward? Middle school environmentalists learn to care for their state's waterways through research, a guest speaker, and poster activity. Groups must locate and learn more about a river basin and the human...
Water We Going To Do?Lesson Planet
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
How has human activity affected Earth's watersheds? An action-packed lesson plan, part of the K20 series, examines water's ability to go with the flow regardless of what is in its path. Scholars build model watersheds, examine time-lapse...
Watershed Teacher Field BookLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Maybe you've seen land that is covered in water, not deep enough for a lake or pond, but deep enough that the water stays throughout the year. This area is called a wetland, and during a five-day activity, learners investigate wetlands,...
Rainforest Alliance Belize: 1st GradeLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Take a journey to Belize with a collection that looks closely into its habitats. Scholars take part in grand conversations, read-alouds, and hands-on activities to delve deep into the different types of habitats, the animals that call them home, and how each are connected. To bring the unit back home, learners investigate their own habitat and compare it to those of Belize.
How Do Jaguars and Howler Monkeys in Belize Depend on Us?Lesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
How does weather play a role in the lives of land and sea creatures? Find out with a lesson focused on habitats and the ways animals from different homes are connected. Here, learners explore how the life of a jaguar and howler monkey...
Unit 3: Scientific WritingLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Write-on! Demonstrate a writing model and support learners as they write an informational essay on a water resource issue of your (or their) choosing. The lesson plan provides a well-scaffolded summative writing experience that wraps up...
Environmental SciencesLesson Planet
K - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Whether you are teaching environmental science in junior high or studying recycling in kindergarten, there is something for all in this set of lessons designed for environmental education. The 110-page packet comes with tips for teaching...
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
Activity 2: Disappearing Drainage - the Incredible Shrinking Everglades WatershedLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Pupils examine drastic changes in Florida Everglades watershed, compare and contrast two watershed maps, discuss effects of addition of agriculture, loss of wetlands, and introduction of Water Conservation Areas, and predict condition of...
A Water Droplet's Experience in the Hydrologic CycleLesson Planet
5th - 7th
Learners write a story from the perspective of a water droplet on a journey through the water cycle. They use the 6+1 Traits writing method to focus on voice in the writing as they create characters that their water droplet has...
Water's Journey - The River ReturnsLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 10th
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...
The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: A Timeline of Change, a Model for ChangeLesson Planet
K - 2nd
Students compare historical maps with modern-day maps including specifically the Chesapeake Bay watershed. They research online the characteristics of life during the Chesapeake Bay watershed and identify the changes that have taken place.
Water Quality and Watersheds: A GIS InvestigationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Requiring more than one class period, this resource takes earth science learners on a journey through a watershed. Using ArcGIS Explorer, an online geographic information system, they view maps of watersheds and surrounding landscapes....
Teachers' Guide to Using A Day In the Life of a DropLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Hydrology hopefuls learn about their local watershed. Through discussion and online interactives, they see that their habits affect the water supply. The lesson concludes with a pledge to filter out bad water usage habits. It makes a...
Then and Now, A Watershed in San FranciscoLesson Planet
6th - 10th
Students compare recent and historic maps to explore landscape changes. Using photos provided, students identify prominent features on the maps. They discuss differences in landscape, human impact on watershed, and changes in natural...
Nutrients in Lake Water: Too Much of a Good Thing?!Lesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students investigate nutrient concentrations in lake water. In this biological communities lesson, students experiment with nitrogen and phosphorus cycles using real life situations. Students discuss watersheds, runoff, and both natural...
Regions of North America: The Chesapeake BayLesson Planet
4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read an article on "The Chesapeake Bay". Students read 5 sentences and fill in each blank in each sentence with a word from the article. Students answer 3 short answer questions on the...
Identifying Watersheds with Topographic MapsLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students model a watershed and delineate one using topographic maps. In this hydrology instructional activity, students use aluminum foil to model a landscape and observe how water moves on it. They also observe the features of a...
The Study of Urban and Suburban Environments within the Mystic River WatershedLesson Planet
10th - 12th
High school students examine their own water-based environments, within the Mystic Watershed. As the learners engage in inquiry-based, hands-on projects, critical thinking skills and problem-solving, the project will lead them to cross...
Storage, Use, Pollution,& Clean Up of WaterLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students synthesize water resource educational posters into class presentations based on the poster's theme. Working in groups, they make presentations on wastewater, water uses, watersheds, groundwater, wetlands,water quality, and...
Controlling Nonpoint Source PollutionLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Young scholars examine factors affecting water quality. They test water in a local body of water to determine its quality. They collect data and continue monitoring the water monthly. They assess water quality in the home and on the farm.
There's a Watershed in my Backyard!Lesson Planet
5th - 6th
Students explain what the term watershed is by creating a model. In this science, geography activity, students demonstrate how the water moves in a watershed. Additionally, students learn about point source and nonpoint source pollution....
PA Watersheds, Many Ways to the SeaLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students examine the water cycle and the factors that interact with watersheds. In this watersheds lesson students describe the purification process, trace the flow of infiltrate water through aquifers, and research the Internet to find...
Take Me to the River! Using the Black River for Earth Science ReviewLesson Planet
Ninth graders use maps to identify landscape regions and drainage patterns producing the Black River. They create PowerPoint presentations pertaining to the Black River watershed, its geologic history and highlighting safe rafting...
Water Quality Survey: Monitoring the Sustainability of Pigeon CreekLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students research the History of Pigeon Creek (or any watershed in your area). In this environmental science lesson, students conduct field tests such as pH and nitrates. They collect data and compare what they collected with other groups.
GIS: Mapping Watersheds of the Edwards Aquifer in Travis CountyLesson Planet
9th - 12th
High schoolers manipulate existing GIS data to create and map a new layer of information that shows that watersheds in Travis County that are on top of Edwards Aquifer. They create and map that shows the watersheds in Travis County that...
Compare the Same Watershed from Two GIS Data SourcesLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the local watershed using the computer application of ArcView. They analyze large quantities of data for practice. Then they go to a local water source to collect, analyze, and display the resulting data...