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Other

Description:

In this activity, learners use aluminum trays and wooden blocks to form stream tables to investigate river formations in two different landscape scenarios. Learners compare and contrast how the formation of the river differs if the topography of the land is changed from a flat plain to a terrain with hills and valleys.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
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  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
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  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

topography,Oceanography,NSDL,stream,Earth and Space Science,Gravity,Biological science,Natural history,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,valleys,Space Science,Liquids,Social Sciences,landscape,river mouth,Momentum and Velocity,hills,Chemistry,Earth's History,river source,Anthropology,plains,Education,Rocks and Minerals,Motion and Forces,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Life Science,General science,erosion,Informal Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140718104115496T,Middle School,downstream,Human Impact,General,deposition,Ecology,upstream,water cycle,Geologic Time,Physics,Earth Structure,tributary,Solids,Earth system science,Oceans and Water,Geoscience,Space science,Conducting Investigations,Physical science,river,States of Matter,The Scientific Process

Language:

English

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