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Skill Level: One
Model a Watershed & Runoff Races
Objective: Make a model watershed: the area of land that feeds water into a stream, river, lake or bay. Science Skills: Build/Construct, Hypothesize, Analyze, Observe Life Skills: Critical Thinking, Communication
Skill Level: Two
Objective: Create turbidity in a jar and observe the behavior of soil particles in water. Science Skills: Observation,Compare/Contrast, Infer Life Skills: Critical Thinking
Skill Level: Three
What’s In Your Watershed?
Objective: Research environmental hazards associated with common home, yard and garden products and research ways to reduce these hazards. Science Skills: Research a Problem, Evaluate, Invent Solutions, Problem Solve. Life Skills: Keeping Records, Problem Solving, Responsible Citizenship