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Earth Karst Karst Video Video Curriculum Lesson

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"Water Wonder Walk" Lesson

This lesson provides guidelines for taking a walk after a rain on a school campus or adjoining area in order to identify run off patterns and nonpoint source pollution.

Click the link below for full Lesson Plan. Lesson Plan is a printable .pdf file and includes GLE cross-references.

"Water Wonder Walk" Complete Lesson Plan (pdf)


Watershed Water cycle
Nonpoint source pollution Evaporation
Sediment Condensation
Erosion Precipitation
Fertilizer Runoff
Pesticide / insecticide Infiltration
Household hazardous waste Groundwater

Related Web Links / Background Information:

http://www.watersheds.org/teacher/WatershedsEverywhere.pdf [Watershed lesson]

http://www.dnr.mo.gov/shpo/docs/MODrainageBasins.pdf [MDNR – Missouri Watershed Map]

http://www.dnr.mo.gov/env/wpp/pub/wpp-tips.htm [MDNR - Tips to protect our water]

http://www.cares.missouri.edu/ [Mizzou – create various maps for area]