Stream Velocity and Discharge (Virtual Raft Trip)

Lesson Type:
Classroom lesson
Standards:
Physical Sciences
Life Sciences
Keywords:
Ecosystems
Geology
Water
Description:
  • Students will have the opportunity to study stream dynamics by making a model stream and raft.
  • Students gain an understanding of the units describing quantitative stream characteristics.
  • Students design experiments to measure stream flow.
  • Students recognize that volume of water in a stream can vary and observe the effects of this variation in a system.
  • Students relate stream flow to weather conditions and the water cycle
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