Streams and Rivers

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Description

All water on earth is connected to the ocean. Streams and river help to bring water, nutrients, and even animals back to the ocean!

Try it for yourself! Go on to google maps satellite view and find a stream or river in your neighbourhood. See if you can follow that waterway all the way to where it connects with the ocean.

Click on the picture to open up Google Maps for this activity


Task

Using google maps satellite view, find a river in your neighbourhood. Follow that river on the map to see where it connects back to the ocean.

Once you have found where your river or stream meets the ocean - tag the starting point on the Rivers and Streams Map. You will find some examples on there already of major river systems and how they impact humans and animals alike.

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Learning Objectives

To see and understand how water on earth is connected to the ocean


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