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Title: Newton's Apple: Floods
Url: http://www.newtonsapple.tv/TeacherGuide.php?id=1291
Publisher: Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.)
Description: This lesson plan on floods provides background information, compares the roles of wetlands and flood plains in a river's natural flood control with the pros and cons of engineered flood control. Includes glossary, resources and additional sources of information, as well as discussion questions. Student activity demonstrates water movement on a wide flood plain and narrow channel.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Rivers. Stream measurements -- Floods
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Agricultural economics -- Utilization and culture of special classes of lands -- Flood control. Flood damage prevention
Technology -- Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering -- Hydraulic engineering -- River protective works. Regulation. Flood control
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography -- Floods and flooding
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Climate
Climatology
earth science
flood engineering
flooding impacts
fluvial erosion
Hydrology
Meteorology
natural disaster
natural flood controls
Natural hazards
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2012-08-10 11:27:20 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-04 13:15:15 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 2
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