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The purpose of the lab is to allow middle and high school students to begin to understand their place in their watershed, explore erosion, water quality assessment and the impact of construction sites through both field work and inquiry-based experiments. Students should have prior knowledge of the water cycle. Upon completion of this activity, students will be able to describe the impact that erosion has on water quality, including the effects of soil types and potential effects of the watershed. This teaching resource was developed by a K-12 science teacher in the American Physiological Society’s 2007 Frontiers in Physiology Program. For more information on this program, please visit www.frontiersinphys.org.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    Environmental factors,Education,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Ecosystem,General,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Inquiry-based learning,Water,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722031306004T,Social Sciences,Geoscience,Teacher-centered/traditional instruction,Tutorial or self-directed instruction,Laboratory experiment,Student-centered instruction

    Language:

    English

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