What is a watershed?

The following websites and articles help students research about watersheds.

Watershed  https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/watershed/

Watershed Basics  https://www.neefusa.org/nature/water/lesson-1-watershed-basics

What Is a Watershed?  https://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ket09.sci.ess.water.wshed/what-is-a-watershed/

For specific information about watersheds, drinking water quality and more by zip code in America, visit: https://mywaterway.epa.gov/

Students can extend their learning by mapping the world’s watersheds, inspired by this National Geographic activity: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/activity/mapping-watersheds/

Visit the Grade 5 Hands-on Investigation Module of the TMA BlueTech Curriculum to see curriculum connections.

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