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23 reviewed resources for mississippi river basin

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Science: Draining the Land - the Mississippi River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use topographic maps to identify parts of rivers. In addition, they discover gradient and predict changes in the channels caused by variations in water flow. Other activities include sketching a river model with a new channel...
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Pascagoula River Basin 9th Grade Mississippi Studies

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine pressures on the Pascagoula River and the danger that Mississippi may lose a natural treasure before residents grasp its value and appreciate the potential for long-term benefit.
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Rivers, Maps, and Math

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars use maps to locate and label the major rivers of North and South America. Using the internet, they identify forests, grasslands, mountain ranges and other landforms on the continents as well. They compare and contrast...
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Be a Watershed - Create a Living River

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners investigate water ways by conducting an experiment with classmates.  In this natural resources lesson, students define a watershed and identify where large ones are located within the United States.  Learners utilize cups,...
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River Flow Rate

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students work together to estimate the flow rate of a local river. They relate their results in a lab setting to the environment. They use the internet to research the actual flow rate and compare it with their estimate.
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Cane River Civil Rights: A Native American Perspective

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this civil rights lesson, students examine the civil rights struggle from a Native American perspective. Students analyze documents and write journal entries that...
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Surface Water

For Students 7th - 10th
For this surface water worksheet, learners review water runoff, drainage basins, and river erosion. This worksheet has 7 multiple choice and 3 fill in the blank questions.
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America's Land

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders experiment with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to understate how tectonic plates move.  In this physical processes lesson, 5th graders define vocabulary, view videos and use map features to understand the formation of...
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What in the World Is a Watershed?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discover the role of a watershed. For this geography lesson, students are shown a diagram of a watershed and discuss the definition of a watershed. Students demonstrate the role of a watershed by using an umbrella and spraying...
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Atlatl Lessons Grades 4-12: Lesson for Beginning Users of Atlatl

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders determine the mean, range median and mode of a set of numbers and display them. In this data instructional activity students form a set of data and use computer spreadsheet to display the information. They extend of the...
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Lessons for Atlatl Users with Some Experience-Grade 6

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders experiment with an atlatl and dart.  In this sixth grade data management mathematics lesson, 6th graders explore and determine the most suitable methods of displaying data collected from their experimentation with throwing...
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Tennessee: The Volunteer State Part 1

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Explore the state of Tennessee, PowerPoint style! Regions, geographical features, and some amazing state facts are yours for the asking. Major cities are named and followed by related facts. This neat presentation on an interesting state...
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Bats Migrate South

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine the life of bats in Illinois. Using the internet, they research the history of the bat in Illinois and describe the way they find prey by using echolocation. They report their findings to the class and answer any...
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Exploration Watershed

For Teachers 6th - 7th
  Students discuss what a watershed is, and locate watersheds on a map.  In this watershed instructional activity, students use the information they have been introduced to and create a color coded watershed map of their own.     
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Surface Water Model

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine, through demonstration and experimentation, how water moves through watershed, identify pollutants that can enter water system from different land use activities, and discuss ways people can help prevent water pollution.
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Know Your Watershed

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine watersheds through several different activities. They create land form models and predict where the water flows in their models. Using blue-colored water, they test their predictions and record the data. Students also...
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The Mussels Are Coming

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Pupils work together to identify and describe the various types of mussels. Using a color-coded system, they plot the arrival date of zebra mussels in North American waters. They discuss the increase in their population with the class.
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Arkansas Water Resources

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine Arkansas's major water resources. They discuss the difference between man-made and natural resources and what the resources are used for.
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Great Lakes Watershed

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders construct a watershed model. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders compare the Great Lakes watershed to others in the country. They explain its in the ecosystem.
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Geography of the United States

For Teachers 9th
Students examine the population growth of the United States.  In this Geography lesson, students construct a map of the fifty states.  Students create a graph of the population of the USA. 
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What's a Swamp Good For?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify the function and value of wetlands. In this lesson on appreciating wetlands, students explain how different household items can represent different aspects of the wetlands.
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U.S. Land Regions Project

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research one of five regions of the United States. Using the internet, they identify the states and capitals in that region and its climate. They discover the four most common natural resources in the area and the three...
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Beyond the Tap

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the basic properties of a watershed including how water flows from higher to lower elevations and how watersheds are interconnected. They comprehend how the placement of buildings, roads, and parking lots can be...