Arizona and the Colorado River

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Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this activity, students will learn about the dams and major cities on the Colorado River. They will research why the dams were built and discuss how hydrology plays such a great part in the geography of Arizona. This lesson has strategies for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Cherri Redd
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems