Transportation 22: Using Locks and Dams to Maintain Navigational Channels

View this video to learn how locks and dams are used to help control water levels in different locations on a river.

Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 582: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through Drama or a Graphic Novel

Use this Teacher Tool with the videos listed below to give students an opportunity to share their understanding of concepts they have learned from the videos through the creation of a dramatic scene or graphic novel. Videos for the activity include the one on the web page where you found this tool as well as others listed below:
Transportation 21: How Locks and Dams Work on the Mississippi River
Transportation 22: Using Locks and Dams to Maintain Navigational Channels
Transportation 23: How Barges Go Through Locks and Dams
Environment 8: The Science Behind Dams

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