Teaching Duration = 4+ Weeks
A four part 2150+ slide PowerPoint slideshow becomes the roadmap for an amazing and interactive science experience. Complete with bundled homework package, many built-in quizzes, hands-on activities with directions, unit notes, answer keys, video links, rubrics, review games, and much more.
The unit consists of a four part 2150+ slide PowerPoint presentation, assessment, and class notes that are the road map for an exciting and interactive unit full of lab activities, class notes, discussion questions, project ideas, assessments, modified assessment, class notes, Review Games, answer Keys, video links, and much more (Teaching duration = 4 Weeks) Add 2+ more weeks if stream study is completed). Everything the unit is editable and can be changed to fit any curriculum or time requirement.
Also included are directions on how create a student version of the unit that is much like the teachers but missing the answer keys, quizzes, PowerPoint review games, hidden box challenges, owl, and surprises meant for the classroom. This is a great resource to distribute to your students and support professionals.
The Rivers, Lakes, and Water Quality Unit includes...
Rivers and Watersheds Lesson
Water Quality, Pollution, Benthic Macro-Invertebrates, Stream Study Lesson
Flooding, Dams, and Levees Lesson
Fish, Fashion-A-Fish, Fish Body Types,and More
Salmon Unit and Dam Debate
Rivers, Lakes, and Water Quality Unit Homework, Answer Keys, and Lesson Notes, -FREE
Rivers, Lakes, and Water Quality Free PowerPoint Review Game, -FREE
Rivers, Lakes, and Water Quality Unit Crossword Puzzle and Solution
Entire Curriculum that I offer on TpT
Entire 4 Year Curriculum, 20 Full Units, 35,000 Slides and Much More
The Earth Science River Unit covers science topics associated with Watersheds, Rivers in the United States, Sections of a River, Parts of a River, Water Quality, Chemical Properties of Rivers, Bio-Indicators of Water Quality, Flooding, Wetlands, Flood Prevention, Levees, Dams and Ecosystem, Hydroelectric Power, Salmon, Fish, Layering in a Lake, Nutrient Pollution.
Text to the unit PowerPoint is in large print (32 font) and is placed at the top of each slide so it can seen and read from all angles of a classroom. A shade technique, as well as color coding text helps to increase student focus and allows teacher to control the pace of the lesson. Also included is a 12 page assessment / bundled homework called that chronologically follows the unit slideshow for nightly homework and the end of the unit assessment, as well as a 7 page modified assessment. 11 pages of class notes with images are also included for students who require assistance, as well as answer keys to both assessments for support professionals, teachers, and homeschool parents. 12 video links are provided and a slide within the slideshow cues teacher / parent when the videos are most relevant to play. Video shorts usually range from 2-7 minutes. One PowerPoint review game is included (125+ Slides). Answers to the PowerPoint review game is provided in PowerPoint form so students can self-assess. Lastly, several class games such as guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes, and the find the hidden owl somewhere within the slideshow are provided. Difficulty rating 6/10.
Areas of Focus within The Rivers Unit -Watersheds, Rivers of the United States, Sections of a River, Parts of River (Vocabulary), Stream Order, Erosion and Deposition, Water Quality, Chemical Properties of Water, Bio-Indicators of Water Quality (EPT richness), Physical Properties of Water Quality, Rivers and Flooding, Factors that Control Flooding, Types of Flooding,Tsunami's, Wetlands, Flood Prevention, Levees, Dams and Ecosystem, Importance of Dams, Impacts of Dams,Hydropower, Parts of Dam, Salmon (Life Cycle), Systems of Help Salmon, Fish (General), Layering in a Lake, Lake Turnover, Nutrients and Lakes.
I also sell all 20 Middle-Level Science Units as a hard good on TpT and this mailed on an 8GB USB drive ($20 Value) free shipping. This includes all 20 units (35,000 slides), in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 275 pages of bundled homework / assessment that chronologically follows each unit, 175 pages of modified assessments, 325 pages of answer keys, 260 pages of unit notes, 37 PowerPoint review games (4600+ slides), 315 videos, hundreds of pages of handouts, First Day PowerPoint, Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide and School District License. This is everything you need to run an incredible four year science curriculum on one USB drive. $99.00
If you have any questions or would like to sample a unit for quality please email me and I will gladly assist you any way I can. Thank you for your time and interest in this PowerPoint.
Ryan Murphy M.Ed