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Visit this site: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/help/saltcreek/creek.html

Author:Lacey-Anderson, Provus; Carl Sandburg Jr. H.S., Rolling Meadows, IL
Description: This interdisciplinary study of Salt Creek involves junior high students in the examination of authentic community problems. Through the use of technology and other community resources, students are introduced to water quality issues and develop proposals for interventions to improve water quality. Site contains a summary, scenario, student pages, and useful internet links, as well as a list of standards addressed and assessment suggestions. By Kathe Lacey-Anderson and Kim Provus; part of the Handbook of Engaged Learning Projects sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Levels: Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Internet-Based Projects
Math Topics: Data Analysis, Ecology, Geology

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