Goin’ with the Flow: Aqueducts and Canals

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson students will look at the past to learn how humans interact with their environment. They will also focus on how human characteristics of places change from the past to the present. Students will learn about the aqueducts, the water delivery system of the Ancient Romans and compare the aqueducts to an early system in Arizona, the canals of the Hohokam in the Sonora Desert.</p>
Author: 
Cheryl Wiens
Grade Range: 
3
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
14: How human actions modify the physical environment