Floyds Fork Watershed

Objective: Students will research the area of the Floyds Fork Watershed during various seasons to determine how it is affected by area run-off.

Learner Goals: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5

Materials: Maps of drainage patterns in the area, topographic maps (obtained from USGS)

tr_leaning.jpg (32855 bytes)Procedure:

1. Students will need to research the amount of water flowing in Floyds Fork at a particular season.

2. They will need to organize the data in terms of charts and graphs.

3. Comparative data can then be compiled in terms of speed of the stream and amount of run-off that occurs.

Assessment: A formal research paper or portfolio entry

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