Lessons on the Lake
Lessons on the Lake Chapter 1: Walk in the Woods
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A male green anole will attack his image in a mirror because he thinks his reflection is another lizard in his territory!My name is Anolis, and I'm a Green Anole Lizard (Anolis carolinensis). Click my picture to learn more, and roll the mouse over me for some interesting facts!

Welcome to the first chapter of Lessons on the Lake, A Walk in the Woods. In this chapter, we'll learn about watersheds and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Watershed. We'll listen to a story, build a model of a watershed, make maps and maybe even put on a play!

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  1. Chapter 1 Intro
  2. Essential Questions
  3. Facts
  4. What is a Watershed?
  5. Activity: Guided Imagery
  6. Where does the water come from?
  7. Activity: Water in the Basin
  8. How does precipitation affect the watershed?
  9. How does groundwater affect the watershed?
  10. How does surface runoff affect the watershed?
  11. Activity: Learning about the Basin
  12. Activity: Travelin' Troupe
  13. Activity: Surfin' the Basin and Beyond