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Water Systems- Lindsey, Cameron, Brianna
The Hudson Bay is located in the Arctic Ocean. It is the second largest bay in the World, and is used for trade routes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_Bay
The Saint Lawrence River's origin is Lake Ontario. WIth it's 744 mile length, the St. Lawrence connects all of the Great Lakes together. http://www.hickerphoto.com/data/media/25/st_lawrence_river_travel_T1140.jpg
The Mississippi River is one of the top ten most powerful rivers in the world. The Mississippi is the second longest river in the United States.http://www.toptenz.net/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/mississippi-river.jpg
The Rio Grande forms part of the border between the U.S and Mexico. The Rio Grande stretches 1,885 miles, and across Texas and New Mexico.http://www.treehugger.com/Rio-Grande-River-image.JPG
The largest lake, in the United States, is the Great Salt lakes of Utah. It takes up 1,700 square feet. The Great Salt Lake has no fish in it because of 2.5 million tons of salt. http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/utah/great-salt-lake
The Great Lakes contains 5 lakes, superior, michigan, huron, erie, and ontario. The wrecks from the 1800's bring divers from all over the world to explore their wonders. http://www.divinglore.com/Genesis/USA/great%20lakes%20map.jpg
The Fall line is the edge of the Piedmont.The Fall Line covers 6 states, and goes from New York to Alabama.. http://www.scott.k12.va.us/martha2/images/FallLineforWeb.jpg
Fall Line - The Fall Line marks the place where the higher land of the Piedmont drops to the lower Atlantic Coastal plain.
Divide - A divide is a high point or ridge that determines the direction in which rivers flow.
Headwaters - Headwaters are the source for the rivers.
Tributaries - Tributaries are smaller river streams.
Fossil Fuel - Fossil Fuels are natural fuel from the Earth.
Fisheries - A fishery is a place for catching fish.
Aquaculture - Fishing,fish, fish farming.
Mississippi River - The Mississippi River is one of North America’s longest rivers, flows 2,357 miles from it’s source.
Great Lakes - The Great Lakes are lakes formed by leaving glacial basins formed the lakes.
All of the words in your section are defined in your presentation (5 points)
Four to six-minute presentation over your section (4 points)
Show the class on Goggle earth the location of
the Fall Line
, the Great Salt Lake, The Great Lakes,
the St. Lawrence River
The Mississippi Rive
r, the Rio Grande, The Hudson Bay (2 points each)
Explain in detail why the locations in bold above are important to life in the United States and/of Canada (3 points each)
For each location you find on Google Earth have one picture uploaded to your Wiki page for this project (2 points per image)
Fall Line - Marks the place where the higher land of the Piedmont drops to the lower Atlantic Coastal plain.
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