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Activity Description of "We All Live Downstream"

Title We All Live Downstream
Abstract To understand how land use influences water quality, students are asked to represent how a section of riverfront property would be used if given one million dollars. They develop a description of the property, the land use, and an explanation of why the particular use/developement plan was chose. They also predict how their development will affect their neighbors and analyze the impact of its develpment on water quality.
Author Alonda Droege
Unifying Concept Systems, order and organization
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social PerspectivesNatural resources, Environmental quality, Natural and human induced hazards
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Interdependence of organisms
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