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National Geographic Xpeditions Lesson Plan: Can We Keep the Lake Clean? DLESE Reviewed Collection
This lesson introduces primary students to the water cycle by having them help draw a picture of a lake ecosystem, adding human impacts that affect water quality. Students conclude by creating their own illustrations of human-induced changes to a lake ecosystem. There are suggested implementation directions and assessment strategies. There are links to related sites and suggestions for extending the lesson.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
2001 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-113
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Changes in environments
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How human actions modify the physical env.
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'National Geographic Xpeditions Atlas'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Geographic Society
http://nationalgeographic.com