Cruise along the Mississippi River with Chad Pregracke, CNN’s Hero of the Year Award Winner, as he cleans the waterway and talks about his quest to clean America’s rivers. Participate in a field trip to Nahant Marsh to witness wetlands and their native wildlife. You’ll encounter a bullsnake and a Blanding’s Turtle along the way. Review the stages of the water cycle as you learn about water’s role throughout the world, and various sources for the natural resource. Understand the importance of water conservation as you take in the Crisis of Lake Erie from decades past--see how the lake has been restored. Examine the finite resource that is water with nationally-recognized award-winning science teacher: Wendy Martin.
- Board the barge and cruise the Mississippi to learn about water pollution.
- Explore Nahant Marsh and visit with some of its local critters.
- Examine the 3 stages of the water cycle.
- Learn how to be more responsible with water and see how irresponsibility can cause crisis.
- Watch water pass through each stage of it’s natural cycle through this demonstration.
- All lessons are based on Next Gen Science Standards.
- All units are related to earth science
- See all of our VictoryVR units spanning 48 units of science.
Approximate size1.6 GB
Age ratingFor all ages
CategoryEducation > Study guides
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