Social Studies Lesson Plans and Activity Ideas

Human activities and impacts

  • Water Rights -- the Prior Appropriation Game
  • Humans and Trout -- our many interactions
  • Culverts and Connection -- roads and streams intersect
  • Trout Hatchery Visit -- see where your trout come from
  • Visit from an Angler -- hear stories of fishing
  • Clean a Stream -- to help keep trout habitat pristine
  • Water Conservation Fotonovella -- communicate a point


Maps and measurements


Municipal and federal decision-making

  • Water Rights -- the Prior Appropriation Game
  • Town Council -- deciding a water issue
  • Mock Congress -- deciding a water issue
  • Mock Trial -- defending a stream
  • Visit Representatives -- to see how they work


Democracy: working with representatives

  • Water Rights -- the Prior Appropriation Game
  • Write to a Rep -- to express an opinion
  • Visit Representatives -- to see how they work
  • Clean a Stream -- to help keep trout habitat pristine


Resource management


Stewardship&Community

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