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Floods!

Floods
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EXPLORER
Skill Level: One

Nooksack River Flooded
River in Washington State Flooding

Activity:

Singing in the Rain (2 Days)

 

Objective: Identify conditions that increase the risks of flooding
Life Skill: Responsibility, Communication
Science Skills: Observation, Measuring, Comparing/Contrasting

ENGAGER
Skill Level: Two

Damage caused by heavy water flow
Damage from fast-moving water onto roadway

Activity:

Percolation Exploration & The 100 Year Flood

 

Objective: Identify areas susceptible to flooding
Life Skill: Responsibility, Communication
Science Skills: Design a Chart, Collect and Interpret Data, Make Prediction

CITIZEN-SCIENTIST
Skill Level: Three

Children preparing sand bags
Children preparing sand bags for an impending flood.

Activity:

Fighting a Flood

 

Objective: Be proactive in helping your community predict for, prepare for and respond to flooding
Life Skill: Responsibility, Communication
Science Skills: Researching a Problem, Troubleshooting, Designing Solutions

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