Two physical simulation models - one basic, the other customized for Maricopa County conditions. Demonstrations with hands-on for students to cause rain and flooding, move houses and fences around to understand how water flows and is impacted. This service/resource provided by Maricopa County Flood Control.
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It's Raining, It's Pouring, It's Flooding in Maricopa County! is a five lesson plan STEM unit for sixth grade, that provides supplemental material that can be added to instruction about Earth's Water. Students will understand the causes and effects of flooding in both urban and rural communities in Maricopa County. Students will use this information for create an emergency preparedness plan that focuses on personal safety for them and their family. This unit provides links for teachers to assist with the final project, as well as background information on monsoons and flooding in Maricopa County.