Using USGS Streamflow Data to Design Class Projects
From Starting Point
In this activity, students analyze data from a single gage or watershed. They learn or practice basic skills in Excel such as importing data, applying formulas, creating charts, and adding trend lines. The students then assemble and analyze their individual results collectively in order to discover and discuss new issues that span multiple gages or watersheds. To conclude the project, results are presented and discussed in class. This Starting Point page was submitted by Tim Lutz of West Chester University.
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-605
This resource is part of 'Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Tim Lutz
West Chester University
Principal Investigator: Dr Cathy Manduca