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-Example of indent.
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-...
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important and should be recorded in your
science journal.
• BLACK SLIDE: Pay at...
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Area of Focus: WatershedsArea of Focus: Watersheds
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Area of Focus: WatershedsArea of Focus: Watersheds
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Watershed: The region draining into aWatershed: The region draining into a
river.river.
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• Picture of the Mississippi River Watershed.
– This watershed is the largest in the United
States.
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• Picture of the Mississippi River Watershed.
– This watershed is the largest in the United
States.
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• What do you think the Great Basin is?
• What do you think the Great Basin is?
• The Great Basin is a watershed where the
water does not flow to the ocean.
– The Great Salt Lake is in the Great Basin.
...
The salt content is very high which
makes the water more dense and you
more buoyant.
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• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
• Which letters represent places we would
find the largest rivers.
Watersheds. Learn more at…
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watershed.html
• You can now complete this question.
• You can now complete this question.
• What are some of the major rivers in the
United States?
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Next
Next
Next
• Activity Worksheet! Please color code
some of the major watersheds in the US.
– Example on next slide.
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• Activity! Find a .jpeg Image of your states
rivers and create your own local watershed
map.
Example of New Hampshire
Connecticut
Merrimack
Androscoggin
Saco
Coastal / Great
Bay
• You can now complete this question.
• Where do rivers start?
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• Most rivers start in the mountains and work
their way downhill.
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• Most rivers start in the mountains and work
their way downhill.
– Water always travels downhill toward the path
of least...
• Does the river with the yellow flow into the
river with the blue?
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• Answer! No, smaller rivers feed into larger
rivers.
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• Which direction is the largest river
flowing?
– How do you know?
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• Answer! The river is flowing to the left.
– You can tell by the following clues.
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• The clear water is mixing with the cloudier
water in a downriver direction.
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• The shallow Islands / sand bars in the
middle are shaped with points facing the
direction of the current.
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• The shallow Islands / sand bars in the
middle are shaped with points facing the
direction of the current.
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• The shallow Islands / sand bars in the
middle are shaped with points facing the
direction of the current.
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• The shallow Islands / sand bars in the
middle are shaped with points facing the
direction of the current.
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Parts of a riverParts of a river
--
--
--
--
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• The headwaters.
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Headwaters: Extreme upper reaches of aHeadwaters: Extreme upper reaches of a
stream.stream.
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• In the headwater streams, light is blocked
by trees making plant life in the streams
scarce.
• In the headwater streams, light is blocked
by trees making plant life in the streams
scarce.
• In the headwater streams, light is blocked
by trees making plant life in the streams
scarce.
• In the headwater streams, light is blocked
by trees making plant life in the streams
scarce.
– Also less nutrients avail...
• Video Link! (Optional) Headwaters and
whitewater kayaking. – A few minutes only.
– http://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=VhVut...
Downriver.Downriver.
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Downriver: Between headwaters andDownriver: Between headwaters and
floodplain.floodplain.
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 Tributary: A stream or river which flows into aTributary: A stream or river which flows into a
mainstream.mainstream.
Co...
• Which letter is the tributary?
• Which letter is the tributary?
• If a friend told you to meet them at the
confluence, where should you go?
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• If a friend told you to meet them at the
confluence, where should you go?
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• If a friend told you to meet them at the
confluence, where should you go?
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Floodplain.Floodplain.
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Floodplain: The relatively flat land adjacentFloodplain: The relatively flat land adjacent
to a river channel that is und...
River at flood stage
River at normal flow
River at flood stage
River at flood stage
• The water carries more sediment in the
floodplain.
• The water carries more sediment in the
floodplain.
– More light and nutrients also causes more plant
matter to grow.
Learn more about floodplains at…
http://www.cees.iupui.edu/education/Information_Resources/floo
dplains.htm
• Activity! Google Earth Opportunity.
– Use Google Earth to look at the floodplain
section of a local river.
– http://www....
Mouth / Delta.Mouth / Delta.
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Mouth/Delta: An area formed from theMouth/Delta: An area formed from the
deposition of sediments at the mouth of adeposit...
• Estuary: the area where a river meets the
sea or ocean, where fresh water from the
river meets salt water from the sea (...
• Many aquatic species from the ocean can
be found in the mouth / delta as the ocean
water mixes with the freshwater.
Copy...
• Many aquatic species from the ocean can
be found in the mouth / delta as the ocean
water mixes with the freshwater.
Copy...
• Many aquatic species from the ocean can
be found in the mouth / delta as the ocean
water mixes with the freshwater.
Copy...
• On the next slide please put the river
together by having the teacher minimize out
of slideshow and assist students to c...
Learn more about river deltas at…
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/156797/delta
Stream Order: A classification system forStream Order: A classification system for
rivers.rivers.
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• Activity! Please sketch this river in your
journal.
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• Activity! Try this one on your own.
• Answer: Headwaters
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• What numbers are under the boxes?
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• You can now complete this question.
• Activity! Designing a River
– The class will design a river from Headwaters to
the Mouth/Delta putting as much informati...
• Example of possibilities.
– Groups will need to collaborate to make the
river reach the ocean.
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• The groups sketch out the path of the
river.
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• The groups sketch out the path of the
river.
– Your group must begin and end with the
groups in front and behind.
Copyri...
• The headwater group starts the process
working together by creating many small
streams that flow into one river.
Copyrig...
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• The downriver group must include a few
tributaries that make the river larger.
• The downriver group must include a few
tributaries that make the river larger.
• The downriver group must include a few
tributaries that make the river larger.
• The floodplain should slowly meander
through the groups pages and connect to
the mouth / delta.
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• The mouth / delta should mix with the
ocean with many branches and islands /
sediment.
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• Break into groups of 4. Read the information
packet provided in the rivers folder provide
some info to your river page.
...
• Each student is responsible for one part of a
large project.
– You get an individual grade and a group grade.
– Your ind...
The following is a list of vocabulary you will need
when you create the river from the mountains to
the sea.
• Deposition
...
Headwaters
Headwaters
Headwaters
Downriver
Headwaters
Downriver
Floodplain
Headwaters
Downriver
Floodplain
Mouth / Delta
Headwaters
Downriver
Floodplain
Mouth / Delta
• You can now complete this question.
Erosion: Process where fragments of soilErosion: Process where fragments of soil
and rock are broken off from the surface...
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Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of
rock are deposited in a new location.r...
Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of
rock are deposited in a new location.r...
Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of
rock are deposited in a new location.r...
Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of
rock are deposited in a new location.r...
Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of
rock are deposited in a new location.r...
• Which river is young and which is old?
• Which river is young and which is old?
• Which river is young and which is old?
• Which river is young and which is old?
• Which river is young and which is old?
• Which river is young and which is old?
• Which river is young and which is old?
Learn more about erosion and deposition at…
http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamental
s/10w.html
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• This PowerPoint is only small part of my Rivers,
Lakes, and Water Quality Unit that I offer on TpT.
– This unit includes...
Areas of Focus within The Rivers and Water Quality Unit:
Watersheds, Rivers of the United States, Sections of a River, Par...
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Curriculum-596485
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• Please visit the links below to learn more
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– These units take me about four y...
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Areas of Focus within The Rivers Unit -Watersheds, Rivers of the United States, Sections of a River, Parts of River (Vocabulary), Stream Order, Erosion and Deposition, Water Quality, Chemical Properties of Water, Bio-Indicators of Water Quality (EPT richness), Physical Properties of Water Quality, Rivers and Flooding, Factors that Control Flooding, Types of Flooding, Tsunami's, Wetlands, Flood Prevention, Levees, Dams and Ecosystem, Importance of Dams, Impacts of Dams, Hydropower, Parts of Dam, Salmon (Life Cycle), Systems of Help Salmon, Fish (General), Layering in a Lake, Lake Turnover, Nutrients and Lakes.
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  1. 1. • RED SLIDE: These are notes that are very important and should be recorded in your science journal. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  2. 2. -Nice neat notes that are legible and use indentations when appropriate. -Example of indent. -Skip a line between topics -Don’t skip pages -Make visuals clear and well drawn.
  3. 3. • RED SLIDE: These are notes that are very important and should be recorded in your science journal. • BLACK SLIDE: Pay attention, follow directions, complete projects as described and answer required questions neatly. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  5. 5. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy This science unit belongs to Ryan P Murphy Copyright 2010
  6. 6. Area of Focus: WatershedsArea of Focus: Watersheds Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  7. 7. Area of Focus: WatershedsArea of Focus: Watersheds Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  8. 8. Watershed: The region draining into aWatershed: The region draining into a river.river. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  9. 9. • Picture of the Mississippi River Watershed. – This watershed is the largest in the United States. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  10. 10. • Picture of the Mississippi River Watershed. – This watershed is the largest in the United States. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  11. 11. • What do you think the Great Basin is?
  12. 12. • What do you think the Great Basin is?
  13. 13. • The Great Basin is a watershed where the water does not flow to the ocean. – The Great Salt Lake is in the Great Basin. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  14. 14. The salt content is very high which makes the water more dense and you more buoyant.
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  21. 21. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  22. 22. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  23. 23. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  24. 24. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  25. 25. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  26. 26. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  27. 27. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  28. 28. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  29. 29. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  30. 30. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  31. 31. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  32. 32. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  33. 33. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  34. 34. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  35. 35. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  36. 36. • Which letters represent places we would find the largest rivers.
  37. 37. Watersheds. Learn more at… http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watershed.html
  38. 38. • You can now complete this question.
  39. 39. • You can now complete this question.
  40. 40. • What are some of the major rivers in the United States? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  45. 45. • Activity Worksheet! Please color code some of the major watersheds in the US. – Example on next slide. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  46. 46. • Activity! Find a .jpeg Image of your states rivers and create your own local watershed map.
  47. 47. Example of New Hampshire
  48. 48. Connecticut Merrimack Androscoggin Saco Coastal / Great Bay
  49. 49. • You can now complete this question.
  50. 50. • Where do rivers start? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  51. 51. • Most rivers start in the mountains and work their way downhill. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  52. 52. • Most rivers start in the mountains and work their way downhill. – Water always travels downhill toward the path of least resistance. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  53. 53. • Does the river with the yellow flow into the river with the blue? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  54. 54. • Answer! No, smaller rivers feed into larger rivers. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  55. 55. • Which direction is the largest river flowing? – How do you know? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  56. 56. • Answer! The river is flowing to the left. – You can tell by the following clues. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  57. 57. • The clear water is mixing with the cloudier water in a downriver direction. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  58. 58. • The shallow Islands / sand bars in the middle are shaped with points facing the direction of the current. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  59. 59. • The shallow Islands / sand bars in the middle are shaped with points facing the direction of the current. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  60. 60. • The shallow Islands / sand bars in the middle are shaped with points facing the direction of the current. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  61. 61. • The shallow Islands / sand bars in the middle are shaped with points facing the direction of the current. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  62. 62. Parts of a riverParts of a river -- -- -- -- Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  63. 63. • The headwaters. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  64. 64. Headwaters: Extreme upper reaches of aHeadwaters: Extreme upper reaches of a stream.stream. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  65. 65. • In the headwater streams, light is blocked by trees making plant life in the streams scarce.
  66. 66. • In the headwater streams, light is blocked by trees making plant life in the streams scarce.
  67. 67. • In the headwater streams, light is blocked by trees making plant life in the streams scarce.
  68. 68. • In the headwater streams, light is blocked by trees making plant life in the streams scarce. – Also less nutrients available.
  69. 69. • Video Link! (Optional) Headwaters and whitewater kayaking. – A few minutes only. – http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=VhVutD_7nTs&feature=related
  70. 70. Downriver.Downriver. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  71. 71. Downriver: Between headwaters andDownriver: Between headwaters and floodplain.floodplain. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  72. 72.  Tributary: A stream or river which flows into aTributary: A stream or river which flows into a mainstream.mainstream. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  73. 73. • Which letter is the tributary?
  74. 74. • Which letter is the tributary?
  75. 75. • If a friend told you to meet them at the confluence, where should you go? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  76. 76. • If a friend told you to meet them at the confluence, where should you go? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  77. 77. • If a friend told you to meet them at the confluence, where should you go? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  78. 78. Floodplain.Floodplain. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  79. 79. Floodplain: The relatively flat land adjacentFloodplain: The relatively flat land adjacent to a river channel that is underwater whento a river channel that is underwater when the river floods.the river floods. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  80. 80. River at flood stage
  81. 81. River at normal flow River at flood stage
  82. 82. River at flood stage
  83. 83. • The water carries more sediment in the floodplain.
  84. 84. • The water carries more sediment in the floodplain. – More light and nutrients also causes more plant matter to grow.
  85. 85. Learn more about floodplains at… http://www.cees.iupui.edu/education/Information_Resources/floo dplains.htm
  86. 86. • Activity! Google Earth Opportunity. – Use Google Earth to look at the floodplain section of a local river. – http://www.google.com/earth/index.html Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  87. 87. Mouth / Delta.Mouth / Delta. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  88. 88. Mouth/Delta: An area formed from theMouth/Delta: An area formed from the deposition of sediments at the mouth of adeposition of sediments at the mouth of a river.river. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  89. 89. • Estuary: the area where a river meets the sea or ocean, where fresh water from the river meets salt water from the sea (tidal) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  90. 90. • Many aquatic species from the ocean can be found in the mouth / delta as the ocean water mixes with the freshwater. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  91. 91. • Many aquatic species from the ocean can be found in the mouth / delta as the ocean water mixes with the freshwater. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  92. 92. • Many aquatic species from the ocean can be found in the mouth / delta as the ocean water mixes with the freshwater. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  93. 93. • On the next slide please put the river together by having the teacher minimize out of slideshow and assist students to complete the puzzle. – Identify Headwaters, Downriver, Floodplain, Mouth / Delta
  94. 94. Learn more about river deltas at… http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/156797/delta
  95. 95. Stream Order: A classification system forStream Order: A classification system for rivers.rivers. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  96. 96. • Activity! Please sketch this river in your journal.
  97. 97. 1
  98. 98. 1 1
  99. 99. 1 1 1
  100. 100. 1 1 1 1 1
  101. 101. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  102. 102. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  103. 103. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
  104. 104. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2
  105. 105. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2
  106. 106. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2
  107. 107. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2
  108. 108. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
  109. 109. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
  110. 110. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
  111. 111. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 4
  112. 112. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 4 Stream Order = 4
  113. 113. • Activity! Try this one on your own.
  114. 114. • Answer: Headwaters 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1
  115. 115. • When two first order streams meet = 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1
  116. 116. • Forms second order stream. 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 2
  117. 117. 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 2 2
  118. 118. 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 2 2
  119. 119. 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 2 2 2
  120. 120. • When two second order streams meet? 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 2 2 2
  121. 121. • Forms a third order stream. 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3
  122. 122. • When a third order meets a second order? 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3
  123. 123. • Stays a third order stream.. 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3
  124. 124. • Answer: Stream Order of 3 11 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 Stream Order = 3
  125. 125. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  126. 126. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  127. 127. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  128. 128. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  129. 129. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  130. 130. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  131. 131. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  132. 132. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  133. 133. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  134. 134. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  135. 135. • What numbers are under the boxes? 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 1 1
  136. 136. • You can now complete this question.
  137. 137. • Activity! Designing a River – The class will design a river from Headwaters to the Mouth/Delta putting as much information from the sheets as possible into your work. – The river will be needed on an upcoming assessment. – Each group of four or more gets four sheets. Plan the width of the river accordingly. – Your section should line up with the group down river and upriver. – Only use light colored pencils “everybody” – Worth a two class grades (your part, your groups part.) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  138. 138. • Example of possibilities. – Groups will need to collaborate to make the river reach the ocean. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  140. 140. • The groups sketch out the path of the river. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  141. 141. • The groups sketch out the path of the river. – Your group must begin and end with the groups in front and behind. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  142. 142. • The headwater group starts the process working together by creating many small streams that flow into one river. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  147. 147. • The downriver group must include a few tributaries that make the river larger.
  148. 148. • The downriver group must include a few tributaries that make the river larger.
  149. 149. • The downriver group must include a few tributaries that make the river larger.
  150. 150. • The floodplain should slowly meander through the groups pages and connect to the mouth / delta. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  155. 155. • The mouth / delta should mix with the ocean with many branches and islands / sediment. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  162. 162. • Break into groups of 4. Read the information packet provided in the rivers folder provide some info to your river page. Learn more: http://www.tulane.edu/~sanels on/geol111/streams.htm
  163. 163. • Each student is responsible for one part of a large project. – You get an individual grade and a group grade. – Your individual grade is based on your portion and behavior. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  164. 164. The following is a list of vocabulary you will need when you create the river from the mountains to the sea. • Deposition • Braided Stream • Alluvial Fan • Levee • Estuary • Riparian Area • Tributary • Waterfall • Watershed • Meander • Oxbow Lake • Old-Channel • Cutbank • Riffles • Pool • Terraces • Watershed Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  165. 165. Headwaters
  166. 166. Headwaters
  167. 167. Headwaters Downriver
  168. 168. Headwaters Downriver Floodplain
  169. 169. Headwaters Downriver Floodplain Mouth / Delta
  170. 170. Headwaters Downriver Floodplain Mouth / Delta
  171. 171. • You can now complete this question.
  172. 172. Erosion: Process where fragments of soilErosion: Process where fragments of soil and rock are broken off from the surfaceand rock are broken off from the surface and carried away.and carried away. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  175. 175. Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of rock are deposited in a new location.rock are deposited in a new location. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  176. 176. Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of rock are deposited in a new location.rock are deposited in a new location. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  177. 177. Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of rock are deposited in a new location.rock are deposited in a new location. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  178. 178. Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of rock are deposited in a new location.rock are deposited in a new location. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  179. 179. Deposition: Process by which fragments ofDeposition: Process by which fragments of rock are deposited in a new location.rock are deposited in a new location. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  180. 180. • Which river is young and which is old?
  181. 181. • Which river is young and which is old?
  182. 182. • Which river is young and which is old?
  183. 183. • Which river is young and which is old?
  184. 184. • Which river is young and which is old?
  185. 185. • Which river is young and which is old?
  186. 186. • Which river is young and which is old?
  187. 187. Learn more about erosion and deposition at… http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamental s/10w.html
  188. 188. • http://sciencepowerpoint.com/
  189. 189. • This PowerPoint is only small part of my Rivers, Lakes, and Water Quality Unit that I offer on TpT. – This unit includes a four part 2,150 slide PowerPoint roadmap. – 13 page bundled homework, modified version, 8 pages of lesson notes, built-in visual quizzes, review game, 23 video links, hands-on activities with instructions and questions, crossword, rubrics, projects, answer keys, readings, materials list, curriculum guide, and much more. – http://sciencepowerpoint.com/River_and_Water_Quali ty_Unit.htm
  190. 190. Areas of Focus within The Rivers and Water Quality Unit: Watersheds, Rivers of the United States, Sections of a River, Parts of River (Vocabulary), Stream Order, Erosion and Deposition, Water Quality, Chemical Properties of Water, Bio-Indicators of Water Quality (EPT richness), Physical Properties of Water Quality, Rivers and Flooding, Factors that Control Flooding, Types of Flooding, Tsunami’s, Wetlands, Flood Prevention, Levees, Dams and Ecosystem, Importance of Dams, Impacts of Dams, Hydropower, Parts of Dam, Salmon (Life Cycle), Systems of Help Salmon, Fish (General), Layering in a Lake, Lake Turnover, Nutrients and Lakes. Full Unit can be found at… http://sciencepowerpoint.com/River_and_Water_Quality_Unit.h tm
  191. 191. http://www.teacherspay teachers.com/Product/P hysical-Science- Curriculum-596485 http://www.teachersp ayteachers.com/Produ ct/Life-Science- Curriculum-601267 http://www.teachersp ayteachers.com/Produ ct/Earth-Science- Curriculum-590950
  192. 192. • Please visit the links below to learn more about each of the units in this curriculum – These units take me about four years to complete with my students in grades 5-10. Earth Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Geology Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Geology_Unit.html Astronomy Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Astronomy_Unit.html Weather and Climate Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Weather_Climate_Unit.html Soil Science, Weathering, More http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Soil_and_Glaciers_Unit.html Water Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Water_Molecule_Unit.html Rivers Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/River_and_Water_Quality_Unit.html = Easier = More Difficult = Most Difficult 5th – 7th grade 6th – 8th grade 8th – 10th grade
  193. 193. Physical Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Science Skills Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Science_Introduction_Lab_Safety_Metric_Methods. html Motion and Machines Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Newtons_Laws_Motion_Machines_Unit.html Matter, Energy, Envs. Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Energy_Topics_Unit.html Atoms and Periodic Table Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Atoms_Periodic_Table_of_Elements_Unit.html Life Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Human Body / Health Topics http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Human_Body_Systems_and_Health_Topics_Unit.html DNA and Genetics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/DNA_Genetics_Unit.html Cell Biology Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Cellular_Biology_Unit.html Infectious Diseases Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Infectious_Diseases_Unit.html Taxonomy and Classification Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Taxonomy_Classification_Unit.html Evolution / Natural Selection Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Evolution_Natural_Selection_Unit.html Botany Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Plant_Botany_Unit.html Ecology Feeding Levels Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Feeding_Levels_Unit.htm Ecology Interactions Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Interactions_Unit.html Ecology Abiotic Factors Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Abiotic_Factors_Unit.html
  194. 194. • The entire four year curriculum can be found at... http://sciencepowerpoint.com/ Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Thank you for your interest in this curriculum. Sincerely, Ryan Murphy M.Ed
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