Why Do Rivers Have Deltas?
|Link to Resource:||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A47ythEcz74&%3Bfeature=youtu.be|
|Resource Type:||Teaching Media; Videos or Animations|
|Summary:||Where rivers meet the ocean, coastlines tend to bend either inward or outward, creating estuaries and deltas. But how do they get those shapes?|
|Earth Science Big Ideas:||Big Idea 5|
|NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:||ESS2.A; ESS2.C|
|NGSS Performance Expectations:||2-ESS2-1; 2-ESS2-3; 4-ESS2-1; 5-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-2; MS-ESS2-2|
|NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:||Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; Planning and carrying out investigations; Using mathematics and computational thinking|
|NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:||Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change|
|Subjects:||6-8; 9-12; elementary school; high school; hydrology; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; river; river systems; video; water; water systems|
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