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The rate that the snow melts is crucial in determining how fast water will reach the streams and rivers and thus, how damaging the flooding may be. This resource provides a step-by-step calculation of the volume of water stored in the snow in the Red River basin. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

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    Earth Science,Snow water equivalent,Middle School,NSDL,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,Density,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Ice,Social Sciences,Atmospheric science,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Landforms/geography,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123515607T,Physics,Geoscience,Geography

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