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Exploring Planet Earth

Exploring Planet Earth
by John Tiner

Lesson 7: Into the heart of a glacier / Rivers—Earth’s lifeline

Textbook:

Exploring Planet Earth

These lessons supplement the lessons in the textbook, which are located at the end of each chapter.

Text:

Pages 90-109

Scripture:

  • Genesis 1:11, 12, 21, 24, 25
  • Job 38:22
  • Eccles. 1:7

Activity:

  1. Visit your local library and find more information on Louis Agassiz.
  2. Get a large world map. Using a colored marker, trace the route of the rivers mentioned in this lesson (Mississippi, Yangtze, Amazon, Nile). Then, find as many tributaries for each river as possible and use a different colored marker to trace those. Keep going and see how far out from the main river you can find smaller rivers.

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