Lesson 10: Rushing River/Exploring Flow



Answer the following questions before beginning the investigation.

In lesson 3 you modeled rain by using a sprinkler head and in Lesson 4 you used a cup with a small hole to model a slow-moving stream. How could you model floodwater or a rushing river? (2pts)
. By making the hole in the cup biger.

Q 2
Predict what would happen if you allowed the water to flow into the stream table at a faster rate. (2pts)
A 2
It would probeley plow through the dirt.

After completing the investigation, answer the following questions.

Q 3
How were the changes in the land in today’s stream different from those in lesson 4? Compare the length and width of the streams, what do they have in common?(2pts)
A 3
Beacuse the soil componets

Q 4
What situations on earth might cause the flow of water to increase? Give at least two examples. (2pts)
A 4
dams breaking,ice melting

After viewing photo cards 8 and 9, record your observations and answer to the questions below.

Card 8:

Write your observations:My team says that there is a lot of water.

Answers to the questions: They both have a lot of water and because there is a lot of water.

Card 9:It is falling and how the rocks where formed or brock over time.