Calculating Water Runoff

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson (completed in conjunction with a water unit), students will be guided through a process to show how much absorbable groundwater is lost through runoff created by urbanization. This lesson includes adaptations for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Cherri Redd
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
3: Physical Systems
National Geography Standards: 
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future