Sediment Mitigation on the Toutle River

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Grade levels: 4, 5

Content areas: Science, STEM

Topics: Science, STEM, geology, sediment, erosion, eruption, volcanoes

Related Standards : Oregon State Science Standards 4-ESS3-2

Type of resource: Lesson/Unit Plan

After learning about Soil, Rocks and Landforms with the 4th grade FOSS unit of the same name, students designed a plan to mitigate continued sediment release into the Toutle River as a result of the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens. This project was created by the Mount St. Helens Institute. They readily shared this project with us.

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PDF icon sedimentmitigationonthetoutleriver-unitframework.pdfPDF icon stop_that_sediment_powerpoint_-_no_field_trip1.pdfPDF icon lesson_plan_stop_that_sediment_4th_grade_final1.pdfPDF icon stop_that_sediment_student_worksheet_packet_withmshilogo2.pdf