CFWEP Core Lesson 1: What is a Watershed?

For grades 6-9

Developed by CFWEP as part of our 5-Day Core Middle School Program, this lesson covers:

  • The definition of “watershed”
  • How to describe the watershed in which you reside
  • How regional topography affects surface water
  • Water cycle basics
  • How water pollution affects humans, animals, insects, and plant communities within a watershed
  • How water carries sediment

Use the links below to download the necessary materials for this lesson:

"What is a Watershed?" Lesson Plan (doc format)
"What is a Watershed?" Lesson Plan (doc format)
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"What is a Watershed?" Lesson Plan (pdf format)
"What is a Watershed?" Lesson Plan (pdf format)
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"What is a Watershed?" Powerpoint Presentation with Notes
"What is a Watershed?" Powerpoint Presentation with Notes
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"What is a Watershed?" Powerpoint Presentation with Notes (pdf format)
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"What is a Watershed?" Activity Instructions (doc format)
"What is a Watershed?" Activity Instructions (doc format)
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"What is a Watershed?" Activity Instructions (pdf format)
"What is a Watershed?" Activity Instructions (pdf format)
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Download All Lesson Materials as a .zip file
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