Reflection: Checks for Understanding Learning About Geotechnical Engineering Through Literature - Section 3: Understanding The River Flow & Thinking Through It


We took a minute to lay out our pictures and have a quick gallery walk. Their pictures reflected understanding that a bridge should not be placed on a bend of the river and that the soil needs to be firm. 

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Learning About Geotechnical Engineering Through Literature

Unit 4: Weathering
Lesson 8 of 15

Objective: Students identify a real life problem and how it is solved through geotechnical engineering.

Big Idea: In this literature study, students travel to a community situated on the Karnali River. This river creates a need for an engineering solution to a serious problem!

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Science, Social Studies, weathering, Language Arts, glaciers, engineering, soil, literacy in science
  75 minutes
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