Explore the stream’s journey through a watershed, understand the characteristics of a stream: gradient, substrate, and water quality, and learn about the species that live in or rely on streams. Lessons are best suited for learners in grades K-7.
Watch Video Lesson
After watching the video, use the resources below to reflect and explore the topic further.
The Raincoast Challenge is an at-home activity based on the day’s lesson. Complete the challenge and share with us live on Thursday and on social media using the hashtag #raincoastfieldschool. Ready, Set, Go!
Questions and Answers
Each week, we compile a list of questions asked by our students. On Thursday we answer these questions during our live lesson. Maybe your learner has the same question? Download the PDF to read our answers!
Learn with us @ home
Live Lesson: Tuesday, May 12th 2020 @ 11am PDT
Join us live on Zoom or Facebook for a virtual lesson. Taylor brings students on her explorations outdoors to understand the science of streams.
Share with us @ home
Live Lesson: Thursday, May 14th @ 11am 2020 PDT
“Question and Answer time with Raincoast Field School @ home”
Students ask questions and share their Raincoast Challenges during this virtual lesson.
(Only available on Zoom)
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