Science Sunday – Rivers

Science Sunday: Rivers

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Read About It

Fascinating Facts About Rivers:
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/home-is-good/fascinating-facts-about-rivers/

Kids Discover Rivers:
https://kidsdiscover.com/spotlight/rivers-kids/

World’s Longest Rivers:
https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/rivers-world-worlds-longest-rivers?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects

Longest Rivers of the World:
https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/topten/longestrivers.html

Mississippi River Facts:
https://www.nps.gov/miss/riverfacts.htm

Spotlight: The Amazon:
https://kidsdiscover.com/spotlight/the-amazon-for-kids/?epik=dj0yJnU9cVZsQV9vcXJWa2RLcEdybS1qX1Nib1Ixb2hMSWpfQ0cmcD0wJm49YlpHS0J6dmpGV0RXeWZNU0VRejYwZyZ0PUFBQUFBR0NmMVdj

The Nile River:
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/nile-river/

Map of Connecticut Rivers:
https://geology.com/lakes-rivers-water/connecticut.shtml

danubeMap of United States Rivers:
https://gisgeography.com/lakes-rivers-map-united-states/

When Rivers are Borders:
https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/147238/when-rivers-are-borders

How Rivers Shape States:
https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/147242/how-rivers-shape-states

River Habitat:
https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/habitat-conservation/river-habitat

River & Stream Pollution:
https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/topics/pollution/water/river-stream/index.htm

How’s My Waterway? (Check the condition of rivers in different states)
https://mywaterway.epa.gov/state/CT/water-quality-overview

Watch, Listen & Learn

Video:
Freddy the Fish teaches about stormwater:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjPfLhJbdc0

nilePlay & Learn

Building & Crafts
Build your own watershed:
https://www3.epa.gov/safewater/kids/activity_grades_9-12_buildyourownwatershed.html (more challenging activity)

Experiments

Nonpoint source pollution: experiment:
https://www3.epa.gov/safewater/kids/activity_grades_4-8_nonpoint_pollution.htm

Fun Activities (coloring pages, word searches, etc.)

Scenic Rivers Kids’ Activity Book:
https://ohiodnr.gov/wps/portal/gov/odnr/discover-and-learn/safety-conservation/about-ODNR/news/Scenic-Rivers-Book

YouTube video: Create your own river
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fx0PEx0g5k

Nonpoint source pollution experiments and activities:
https://www.epa.gov/nps/resources-students-and-educators-about-nonpoint-source-nps-pollution

World’s Longest Rivers word search:
https://thewordsearch.com/puzzle/63/worlds-longest-rivers/

Connecticut’s Rivers Missing Letters Activity:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GkfW_QzZp4fx4nf8eiZpQ9lDaHzN6dgC87wnnCO3qVQ/edit?usp=sharing

Interactive picture re: nonpoint source pollution:
https://www.epa.gov/nps/nonpoint-source-pollution-awareness-whats-wrong-picture

Stormwater Activity Sheets:
https://water.unl.edu/article/stormwater-management/stormwater-education-kids

Know Where It Goes Stormwater Game:
https://web.uri.edu/riss/files/EducatorsKids.SWGame.pdf

Clean Waterways (diagrams and coloring pages):
https://www.cleanwaterways.org/Resources/Kids-Educators

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