Readers explore big rivers and watersheds in North America, meet famous river explorers, calculate a river's rate of flow, discover how the river environment is unique, investigate the many ways that rivers are important, and recognize the role of water managers. Learn More
Activity from the Discover Floods Educators Guide.
Using simulated water-management challenges, eight students, representing eight different water users, must safely carry a water container "downstream” to the next community of water users on the “river.” During a flood event, students identify individuals and organizations that must cooperate within their community. Learn More
This 26" x 38" wall map is included with purchase of Discover A Watershed: The Missouri Educators Guide but also is available separately. The map highlights tributaries, sub basins, reservations, cities, precipitation and elevation data. Learn More
Flowing through three states—Wyoming, Montana and North Dakota—and a headwater tributary of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, the Yellowstone River is the longest undammed river in the continental United States. Learn More