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Students continue their look into lead and other heavy metals from lesson 7 and how they might end up at their study site. Students explore water flows in the area as a basis for understanding what a watershed is and how flows in cities and neighborhoods, creating a model of water flow through a system to evaluate different management practices for reducing runoff.

  • 3 activities
  • 3 class periods
  • Strategies: Brainstorm, collect and display data, cooperative learning
  • Fieldwork
  • Homework: Record observations
  • Standards alignment:
    • NGSS: HS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-5, HS-ESS3-4, HS-ESS3-6

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