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Related Lessons and Activities

Related Lessons & Activities


USGS Water Science School- Activities
A fantastic resource for K-8 water science. Offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where students can give their opinions and test their water knowledge. 

Streamer- Activity
Have you ever dropped a stick in a river and wondered where it might go if it floated all the way downstream? Explore America's larger streams by tracing them upstream to their source or downstream to where they empty. Learn about your stream traces and the places they pass through in a detailed report.


Three related podcasts within the Outstanding in the Field podcast series by the USGS Ecosystems Mission Area tell engaging stories about the science along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon, AZ (sandbars, fish, and the aquatic insect citizen science project). 

Then & Now Series

The Then & Now online series looks at how things have changed since 1869. On this page, you will find topics including: the town of Green River, Wyoming, mapping, geologic time, women in science, flora and fauna, food, river travel, and art.  


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