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Objectives #26 (November 28, 2006)
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the
FROM PREVIOUS SESSIONS
* Identify and use the five components common to all maps: title, north arrow, key/legend, coordinate system,
* Complete a topographic maps worksheet using several different
maps to perform tasks such as these: identify features, use the key,
measure distances, and use coordinate
* Explain what the terms drainage area, watershed,
and drainage basin mean.
* Describe some of the ways in which various watersheds might differ
from each other (e.g. size of drainage area, degree of urbanization,
and so on).
* Use the stream table to examine the processes of erosion,
transportation, and deposition of sediment.
* Graph the stream data you collected in preparation for an exercise
next time: graph discharge vs. time, showing the 10 days before the
peak flow, the day of the peak flow, and the 10 days following the peak
© 2006 Laura L. Sanders. Last updated November 28, 2006.