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Multcolib School Corps Picks Watersheds Grades 6-8

Rivers, Lakes, and Ponds
Rivers, Lakes, and Ponds By Braun, Eric (Book - 2002 ) j 578.76 B825r 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Defines and describes rivers, lakes, and ponds and discusses the plant and animal life within them.

Geology of the Pacific Northwest
Geology of the Pacific Northwest Investigate How the Earth Was Formed With 15 Projects By Brown, Cynthia L. (Book - 2011 ) j 557.95 B87758g 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn how geology and physical geography are intertwined and explore the wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, western Montana, and northern California are a unique part of the United States known for its explosive volcanoes and earthquakes.

Water
Water By Day, Trevor (Book - 2007 ) j 546.22 D275w 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses various aspects of water, including the water cycle, tides, and water pollution.

Watersheds
Watersheds A Practical Handbook for Health Water By Dobson, Clive (Book - 1999 ) 333.73 D635w 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:Water is our most vital resource. Yet few understand even the basics of watershed ecology Watersheds: A Practical Handbook for Healthy Water provides a fascinating overview of the fundamentals of ecology from the simple concept of a watershed to the biological intricacies of a wetland ecosystem and its implications on the environment.

The Kingfisher Young People's Book of Living Worlds
The Kingfisher Young People's Book of Living Worlds By Gifford, Clive (Book - 2002 ) j 577 G458k 2002 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Introduces the diversity of the natural world through maps, facts, and photographs, emphasizing the complex relationships between different species.

The Columbia River
The Columbia River By Jackson, Tom (Book - 2004 ) j 917.9 J14c 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:The Columbia River has transformed the landscape of the Pacific Northwest, cutting canyons, coulees, and gorges as the river flows from the Rocky Mountains of Canada to the Pacific coast of Oregon. On its way through this spectacular landscape, the river is tapped by a series of dams that power and supply water to the entire Northwest region. In fact, the river is the most heavily dammed stretch of water in the world.

A Cool Drink of Water
A Cool Drink of Water By Kerley, Barbara (Book - 2002 ) j 333.91 K39c 2002 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Depicts people around the world collecting, chilling, and drinking water.

Columbia River
Columbia River By Lashnits, Tom (Book - 2004 ) j 917.9 L343c 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:From pre-colonial times to the post-industrial age, rivers have shaped the course of American history and culture. Take a fascinating historical journey down the greatest rivers in the United States and learn how they have influenced the people and communities that live and work on them.

River of Life
River of Life By Miller, Debbie S. (Book - 2000 ) j 577.64 M647r 2000 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes a river in Alaska and the life that it supports, emphasizing how the living things around it are connected and dependent upon it for their survival.

Water Power
Water Power By Morris, Neil (Book - 2010 ) j 333.914 M8772w 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses ways we can get power from water by damming rivers or harnessing tides and ocean waves, and how water power may be used in the future.

A Drop of Water
A Drop of Water By Morrison, Gordon (Book - 2006 ) j 508 M879d 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about a drop of water's journey through Nature.

Pond
Pond By Morrison, Gordon (Book - 2002 ) j 577.63 M879p 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Observes how a glacial pond and the abundance of plants and animals that draw life from it change over the course of a year.

The Mississippi River
The Mississippi River By Mudd-Ruth, Maria (Book - 2001 ) j 577.64 M943m 2001 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Describes the course of the largest river in North America, the Mississippi and the connections between the plant and animal species that live in and around it.

Oregon Rivers
Oregon Rivers By Olson, Larry N. (Book - 1997 ) O- 551.483 D1845o Available in some locations

Annotation:Through 55 color plates and brief essays, Oregon environmental journalist/poet Daniel and landscape photographer Olson capture the precarious ecology and beauty of Oregon's 56 designated wild and scenic rivers--underscoring the importance of local and national waterway conservation efforts.

The Columbia
The Columbia Sustaining A Modern Resource By Palmer, Tim (Book - 1997 ) 333.9162 P176c Available in some locations

Annotation:In The Columbia, author and photographer Tim Palmer celebrates the beauty and natural resources of this grand region and shows why this watershed is so important to everyone who lives in or cares about the Northwest and the Northern Rockies.

Pond & River
Pond & River (DVD - 2007 ) DVD j 577.6 POND All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Takes you on a twisting journey down the great rivers of the world, pausing to visit the thriving realm of freshwater ponds. Travel upstream to find civilization's source - then down again to see the key to our very survival.

Life in A River
Life in A River By Rapp, Valerie (Book - 2003 ) j 577.64 R221L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Go on a journey that begins in small mountain streams and passes through large rivers to the ocean. Using the Columbia River Basin as an example, LIFE IN A RIVER examines the physical features, processes and many different species of plants and animals that make up a unique river ecosystem.

River Basins of the American West
River Basins of the American West A High Country News Reader (Book - 2009 ) 333.91620978 R621 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examining water issues through the lens of major Western U.S. watersheds, River Basins of the American West explores why water has been, and remains, the West's most essential and controversial subject.

Waterfalls
Waterfalls By Schuh, Mari C. (Book - 2011 ) j 551.484 S385w 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Simple text and full-color photos explain how waterfalls form and why they are an important landform.

Dams
Dams By Stone, Lynn M. (Book - 2002 ) j 627.8 S878d 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes different kinds of dams, how and why they are built, and their effects on the environment.

One Well
One Well The Story of Water on Earth By Strauss, Rochelle (Book - 2007 ) j 553.7 S912o 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Water is a necessity of life on earth. Learn ways to protect it while learning water's story.

Life in An Estuary
Life in An Estuary By Walker, Sally M. (Book - 2003 ) j 577.786 W184L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the physical features, processes, and many different species of plants and animals that make up the ecosystem of the largest estuary in the United States, the Chesapeake Bay.

Water
Water By Woodward, John (Book - 2009 ) j 553.7 W911w 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Illustrated guide to every aspect of Earth's most precious resource-its chemical properties, its movement around the planet, and why it is essential for all life.

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