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#### Core Knowledge First Grade ELA Curriculum

For Teachers 1st Standards
Eleven units make up the Core Knowledge First Grade ELA Curriculum Set. Each read-aloud anthology showcases a different topic and includes a daily calendar, detailed lesson plans, and in-class and at-home practice. Plenty of teacher...
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#### Core Knowledge First Grade ELA Curriculum

For Teachers 1st Standards
Eleven units make up the Core Knowledge First Grade ELA Curriculum Set. Each read-aloud anthology showcases a different topic and includes a daily calendar, detailed lesson plans, and in-class and at-home practice. Plenty of teacher...
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#### Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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#### Flow Rates of Faucets and Rivers

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Go with the flow and use a helpful resource. A set of two activities has learners investigate flow rates. They first determine the flow rate of a faucet by measuring how long it takes to fill a bucket. Using the results, they make a...
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#### Meandering Rivers

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This "old school" video is of a teacher using a chalkboard (imagine that!), to illustrate how meandering rivers are created, and how they flow. The teacher does a good job of describing how the meandering river bed changes over time due...
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#### Water's Journey - The River Returns

For Teachers 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...
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#### Rivers and Streams

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
In this rivers and streams worksheet, students explore how rivers and streams react with the environment. Students also study where the major rivers flow in their local areas. Activities are provided that help students visualize the...
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#### Let's Learn About Stewardship and River Basins

For Teachers 8th Standards
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...
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#### Wildlife Along the Mississippi River

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create a class book about the wildlife that lives in and near the Mississippi River.
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#### A Question of Rivers

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Interactive PowerPoints are terrific tools for self quizzing before an exam. This particular presentation is about the action and physical features of rivers. There are nine boxes to click on, each leading to a picture or map. When you...
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#### Rivers & Watersheds

For Teachers 5th - 8th
An outstanding presentation of rivers and watersheds awaits your earth scientists! The erosion process created by rivers is addressed. Viewers are introduced to v-shaped valleys, alluvial fans, and watersheds. Several slides are...
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#### Reclaiming Rivers

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Robert Hass's article "Rivers and Stories" underscores the importance of rivers in the development of civilization and the importance of reclaiming supposedly dead rivers and implementing policies that protect river health. Groups...
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#### River Systems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars must react to the ecosystems of a river. They use inquiry-based learning along with maps and visuals to better understand the impact of rivers on everyday life. To finish, they create final written projects and presentations.
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#### Why Do Rivers Curve?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rivers flow downhill, but why are there so many curves? The video explains how a straight river with only a tiny change begins to curve. It introduces the patterns all curving rivers follow all over the planet and other planets.
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#### Pi Me a River

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
What do rivers have to do with pi? Scholars view a video in the Numberphile Pi playlist that explains how pi relates to the sinuosity of rivers. On average, dividing the meandering length of the river by the straight-line...
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#### Why Do Rivers Have Deltas?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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#### America's Mighty Rivers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the cultural importance of America's rivers. Using the Mississippi and Hudson Rivers, they examine a story that takes place on each river. They are introduced to the concepts of preservation and stewardship.
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#### Rivers Worksheet

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this geography worksheet, students answer 12 multiple choice questions about rivers of the world. They identify wild life that is found near rivers, how rivers can be used, and about landforms near river banks.
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#### Rivers Quiz 3

For Students 6th - 10th
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#### How Much Water is in That River?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice measurement using the Hudson River. They calculate the discharge measurement at a location on the Hudson River using ingenuity and a topographic map.
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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#### Gallery Walk Questions on Rivers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A Gallery Walk is a technique that allows small groups to visit different stations, where they examine and discuss materials about an overarching topic. Questions about rivers and fluvial processes are available in this resource;...
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#### White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An amazing, and exciting video on whitewater rafting down the Zambezi river is here for your class. The rafting adventure begins at the base of Victoria Falls, and goes through quite a few class five rapids. Your students should love...
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#### Rivers quiz 1

For Students 7th - 12th
In this rivers worksheet, students name the main rivers that run through the cities given to them that are around the world. Students complete 10 short answer questions.