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Flood Curves Lecture Tutorial part of Cutting Edge:Teaching Methods:Lecture Tutorials:Examples
This Lecture Tutorial worksheet guides students through thinking about the effects humans have on infiltration, and how that effects the duration and severity of floods. It is designed to be used in groups after a brief lecture introducing surface and ground water flow into a stream.
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JiTT - Dam Removal - A Good Idea or Not? part of Just in Time Teaching:Examples
1) What are some of the biological effects of dam removal (good and bad)? 2) What are some of the more pressing/compelling reasons to remove a dam? Explain. 3) The Stanley and Doyle (2003) article states that, ...
Rivers: Short In-class Activity part of Interactive Lectures:Examples
Images of the James River in Virginia, including one at flood stage, and of potholes, all of which can be used to have the students make observations, estimates, and interpretations. -
Hydrosphere part of Socratic Questioning:Examples
Detailed, annotated example of Socratic questioning for topics of hydrologic cycle, streamflow hydrographs, and impacts of land-use change on streamflow. -
JiTT - Groundwater and Archaeology part of Just in Time Teaching:Examples
1) What is causing the groundwater to rise to the foundations of Egypt's archaeological structures? What damage is the groundwater doing? 2) Describe at least two different solutions that have been proposed to ...
JiTT - Water Issues and the Aswan High Dam part of Just in Time Teaching:Examples
1) What are some of the GOOD changes for the environment and positive impacts on the local people from construction of the Aswan High Dam? 2) What are some of the BAD changes for the environment and negative ...
ConcepTest: Stream Diversion Structure #1 part of ConcepTests:Examples
The town of Pleasantville is located at a meander bend in a floodplain. In order to reduce the threat of property loss due to erosion, Pleasantville's engineer proposes the construction of the diversion ...
ConcepTest: Relationship Between Stream Discharge, Depth and Velocity part of ConcepTests:Examples
A stream channel is widened by erosion, but stream discharge is unchanged. Which of the following statements must be true? a. depth increased and/or velocity increased b. depth decreased and/or velocity increased ...
ConcepTest: Stream Discharge Gauges #2 part of ConcepTests:Examples
Four stream gauging station locations are shown on the adjacent map (A, B, C, D). Assume the bedrock and topography is similar for each stream system. Predict which station is most likely to record the least ...
ConcepTest: Streamflow Velocity Change After Channel is Narrowed part of ConcepTests:Examples
A stream channel is narrowed by bridge construction. How will the velocity of flow change if the depth and discharge of the stream remain constant? a. velocity will increase b. velocity will decrease c. velocity ...