Lake Bonneville Flood Hagerman Area
computer exercisesuggested grade levels: 9-12

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Students will learn about the Lake Bonneville Flood: Hagerman Area

Answer the following question also look at the photographs listed below:

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1. How did the Melon Valley get its name Compare the size and characteristics (example roundness, sorting etc..) of the boulders in the melon valley to the boulders on Walters Bar. Are they similar or immensely different? What are somereasons for this?

Related Lesson Topics:
Hydrology: Hydrology

Lesson Plan provided by Vita Taube, 2000
Idaho Achievement Standards (as of 7/2001) met by completing this activity: