Unit 3 - Watersheds & Water Resources

Punchbowl Falls3.1  Watershed Explorations: Mapping (Topo map with clay)- (NGSS Practices included 2,4)

3.1 Watershed Explorations Handout

Download a topographic map from the USGS store (free) for an area of your county: http://store.usgs.gov/b2c_usgs/usgs/maplocator/%28ctype=areaDetails&carea=%24ROOT&layout=6_1_61_48&uiarea=2%29/.do

C-GEO Maps

Topography, pg. 15
PNW Watersheds, pg. 31
Dams of the PNW, pg. 32
Oregon Dams, pg. 33

3.2 Water Cycle, Rosa Raindrop Game (NGSS Practices included 2,6)

Exploring Water Habitats, Chapter 2
Rosa Raindrop Board game

NOTE:  The activity cards on pages 99- 105 of Exploring Water Habitats need to be copied and prepared for this lesson.

3.4 What’s in a Stream-Web of Life Activity (NGSS Practices included 2,6)

Exploring Water Habitats Chapter 7

NOTE:  The activity cards on pages 106- 120 of Exploring Water Habitats need to be copied and prepared for this lesson.  Do not leave out the habitat cards.

C-GEO Maps

            Pacific Coast Salmon, page 29, with habitat information on the right

3.5 Water words (NGSS Practices included 8)

Exploring Water Habitats Chapter 4.

Field Trip- Use the 4-H Water Data Sheet

Oregon State Parks Guide: http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=v.page&id=50

County Parks information:

Lane http://www.lanecounty.org/Departments/PW/Parks/Pages/default.aspx
Linn http://www.linnparks.com/
Benton https://www.co.benton.or.us/parks

Reference: Exploring Water Habitats (4-H 3805L) http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/projects/natural-science/water

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