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Imaginary River Trip

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Participants learn about how plants, animals, and humans need water to survive by going on an imaginary river trip narrated by the facilitator. A link to the activity’s PowerPoint slides can be found below in the “related links” section.

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Add a Tech Twist Required: This activity includes PowerPoint slides, so a computer and projector are required.
Hints for uses in your library Turn this into a fun virtual program by screen sharing on a virtual conference platform such as Zoom!
Related Links Our River Trip Slides
National Park Service Educator Resources
Water Education Foundation: Colorado River
NOAA Fisheries: River Habitat
Curious Kids: Lakes, Rivers & Estuaries
Originating Source National Park Service (nps.gov)
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Imaginary River Trip

Imaginary River Trip

Participants learn about how plants, animals, and humans need water to survive by going on an imaginary river trip narrated by the facilitator. A link to the activity’s PowerPoint slides can be found below in the “related links” section.