Students explore the phenomena of flood and drought as they analyze maps, graph weather data, and consider the water issues in their local communities. Students are then introduced to Sanford Lab’s water dilemma and engineered controls, and challenged with designing a solution to a local water issue of their choice.
Too Much Too Little-- Flood and Drought
4-ESS2-2 Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features.
3-ESS2-1 Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.
4-ESS3-2 Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.