Understanding Your Environment: River Systems and Your Community

Understanding Your Environment book
It's About Time/AGI

Students are challenged to use their understanding of river systems to plan a riverside park in or near their community.

Students Will...

  • Understand how and why rivers are part of Earth systems.
  • Participate in scientific inquiry and construct logical conclusions based on evidence.
  • Recognize the hazards and benefits of developing land near high or low gradient streams.
  • Appreciate the value of Earth science information in saving lives and preventing or reducing damage to communities.