Access Free Lesson Plan Here: Water Is Life: Know Your Local Watershed
In this lesson, students learn about watersheds, how human activities impact watersheds, and what communities can do to keep the watershed healthy.
Step 1 - Inquire: Students think about how they use water in their everyday life and the important role that their local watershed plays in their community.
Step 2 - Investigate: Students complete two hands-on activities to understand how watersheds work and the impact that human activities have on watersheds.
Step 3 - Inspire: Students write a poem, short story, or letter about the importance of watershed health and share it with their local watershed council.
- Students will be able to connect their personal water use to their local water system and waterways.
- Students will be able to identify their local watershed.
- Students will be able to recognize and understand water pollution.
- Students will be able to explain how to respect and protect the water.
This lesson is aligned to Oregon standards.
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