Grand Canyon: A River Rafting Trip

GeoSTEM
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will interpret a topographical map of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. From the map, elevations of various sites will be determined. The elevations given will be used to find the mean, median, mode, and range of the data.
Author: 
Joanne Munson
Grade Range: 
6-7
Duration: 
1 class period
Lesson Materials
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places