This resource explores the benefits of sponge cities and watershed management in restoring and treating urban water to sustain the environment and mitigate climate change. The resource is valid and recommended for teaching.
Science and Engineering
ESS2: Earth’s Systems
MS-ESS2-4 Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.
HS-ESS2-2 Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth’s surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.
Geography 1 (D2): Students understand the geography of the United States and various regions of the world and the effect of geographic influences on decisions about the present and future by using inquiry to predict and evaluate consequences of geographic influences.