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2006

Curriculum and Instruction

United States – Lake Mead

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Alien Invaders! Post-Visit Lessons, Support Materials (Grade 6), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth Nov 2006

Alien Invaders! Post-Visit Lessons, Support Materials (Grade 6), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth

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Support material to enable students to write a public service announcement invasive species.


Alien Invaders! Pre-Visit, Support Materials: Water Characteristics (Grade 6), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth Nov 2006

Alien Invaders! Pre-Visit, Support Materials: Water Characteristics (Grade 6), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth

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Student worksheets about water quality and the effect invasive species have on it.


Alien Invaders! Pre-Visit, Support Materials: Introduced And Invasive Species (Grade 6), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth Sep 2006

Alien Invaders! Pre-Visit, Support Materials: Introduced And Invasive Species (Grade 6), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth

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Worksheets to accompany pre-visit lesson about invasive fish.


Gsi: Geo Scene Investigation! Post-Visit Lessons, Support Materials: The Story In Art (Grade 7), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth Aug 2006

Gsi: Geo Scene Investigation! Post-Visit Lessons, Support Materials: The Story In Art (Grade 7), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth

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Student worksheet and teacher's sample for creating a geologic landscape.


Gsi: Geo Scene Investigation! Pre-Visit, Support Materials: Topographic And Geologic Maps (Grade 7), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth Aug 2006

Gsi: Geo Scene Investigation! Pre-Visit, Support Materials: Topographic And Geologic Maps (Grade 7), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth

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Student worksheets for reading Lake Mead area topographic maps.


Finicky Fish Finish... Last! Pre-Visit Lessons -- Support Materials (Grade 5), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth Jan 2006

Finicky Fish Finish... Last! Pre-Visit Lessons -- Support Materials (Grade 5), Discover Mojave: Forever Earth

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In “Finicky Fish Finish…Last!” students explore what has happened to the Colorado River and the reasons why it is so difficult for the razorback sucker to thrive in a changed environment. Working as ichthyologists (fish biologists) at Lake Mead, students collect water quality data such as temperature, pH, and clarity -- to determine whether current habitat conditions are sufficient for survival of young razorback suckers. Students observe and identify non-native fish in Lake Mead as they learn how the razorback sucker interacts with these neighbors. Students assess whether Lake Mead is still a good habitat for razorback suckers. Using the ...