Chasing
the Flood

TEACHERS
Download the
Chasing the Flood
portion of the
Rivers of Life
Teachers Guide!!

Investigation perspective: Hydrologist, social scientist

Grade levels: Middle, high school

As changing climatic and seasonal conditions change water levels in rivers world-wide, participants in Chasing the Flood document the changing snow depth, precipitation rates, and water levels in their local rivers.

In the Chasing the Flood inquiry project, you'll find:

Resources focus on the value of flooding for river ecosystems; flood-control strategies; land-use and flooding; the function of wetlands in flood control; and historic accounts, literature, music, and artwork related to the floods of years past.

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