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Overflowing the Banks

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This lesson will teach students about levees and how they are designed to hold a river in its bank. They will construct a model of a river bank and explore how levees can cause water levels to back up into smaller streams and tributaries, causing floods. Educational levels: Intermediate elementary, Middle school

Topics: Environmental science, Hydrology, natural hazards, river management
Publisher: Education World, Nova Online
OAI identifier: oai:dlese.org:DWEL-000-000-000-423
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