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Other

Description:

In this activity, students explore the influences of different parameters on the environmental quality of a river system. They will run a computer model of a river system, interpret graphs, and adjust model parameters such as wind speed, sewage load, and other variables to determine their effects on water quality. For teachers, there are additional background materials, teaching tips, evaluation methods, and links to national standards.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Teaching strategies,Grade 8,Using technology,Space Science,Life science,Mathematics,General,Modeling,Assessment of students,Humans and the environment,Hydrosphere,Integrating technology,Science process skills,Predicting,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Social Sciences,Water,Life Science,Analyzing data,Earth's water,Observing,Middle School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science,Interpreting data,Scientific habits of mind,Ecosystems,Earth materials,Inquiry learning,Pollution,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184933710T,Science as inquiry,Grade 7,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Geoscience,Personal and social issues,Earth system structure,Education,Technology,Bacteria

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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