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Land Between Two Rivers

The Upper Iowa River: Part 1 (#107)

This program surveys the Iowa Surface and the Paleozoic Plateau, also called the Driftless Region and the caves and swallow holes that make up karst topography. The development of springs, aquifers and other water sources is studied as well as rock and land formations and plant life that surround them. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
6-8
Curricular Areas
Social Studies
Series Length
8 episodes
Average Episode Length
29 minutes
Record Rights
Recording/duplication allowed in perpetuity. If you miss the broadcast, contact your AEA for copies.
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Series Description: LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS: PART 1 is a geological and natural history of Iowa which focuses on four major rivers in the state: the Des Moines, the Upper Iowa, the Nishnabotna and the Little Sioux. The commentary of geologists, naturalists and other specialists provides information about glacial activity, the areas' early inhabitants and the impact of modern civilization on the environment.

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