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Title: Overflowing the Banks
Url: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/education/activities/2307_flood.html
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: This teaching activity illustrates how levees on the Mississippi River exacerbated flood damage in St. Louis during the Great Flood of l993. Students build a model of a river system and observe the results of flooding without levees, with wetlands (sponges), and with levees. Part of a teacher's guide accompanying a NOVA special aired on PBS.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Engineering -- Special topics, A-Z -- Floods and flood control
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Rivers. Stream measurements
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Rivers. Stream measurements -- Floods
History (America) -- United States local history -- Missouri -- Regions, counties, etc., A-Z -- Rivers
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- United States history
Social studies -- Geography
Science -- Natural history
Key Concept: Geography -- Floods and flooding
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Climate
Climatology
earth science
flood impacts
Flooding
floodplain
Hydrology
levee construction
Meteorology
natural disaster
Physical sciences
river modifications
science
Date Of Record Release: 2012-10-08 12:21:34 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-25 14:11:50 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 9
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