How does river systems respond to changes imposed by climate, geology, and human engineering?
When writing the response, students should incorporate the following:
Describe how the construction of a dam affects the natural characteristics of a stream.
Summarize some causes of flooding. (i.e., Include examples of natural and anthropogenic causes.)
List and describe the cause of a notable flood. Also, explain how that flood impacted society for years to come. (i.e., Students can refer to chapter 13.13 for assistance.)
Summarize ways streams influence people. (i.e., Describe one advantage and one disadvantage of living near a stream.)