MISSISSIPPI RIVER HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM GUIDE AND
SYMPOSIUM FIELD TRIP
Goal: To help high school students to become
environmentally literate citizens who are empowered to action to
resolve problems on the Upper Mississippi River.
To Teachers: As a culminating activity of
your classroom investigation of the Mississippi River, you may
be interested in attending a UMR High School Symposium.
Online Application Form to Attend Symposium
A minimum of 3 of these 5 powerpoints must be utlized in
your course to be able to qualify to attend the UMRS High School
These are below (Click on each to obtain the powerpoint).
History, Nature and Geology of the River.
3) USACE Transition
Navigation to Environmentalism.
Environmental Problems within the UMR
Other materials are available such as background knowledge,
activities, images relevant to the content, a glossary and river
research. We have assembled this
information on Drop Box.
To obtain this please email firstname.lastname@example.org
on the Symposium's Effect on Students Attitudes and
on the Symposium: Responses by Likert Ranking
Surveys of High School-Aged Students showing interest and
need for Environmental Education