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Educational Resources - Water and Dust

Laura Ingalls Wilder Books

Episode Guide

Things To Do

1. Watch Water and Dust.


2. Complete Episode Quiz individually or as a group. (Note: The quiz has additional information and related video.)


3. Student Glossary (PDF)

- Print Crossword Puzzle, (answers), and distribute to class.


4. Discussion Cards (PDF)


5. Class Activity - Inquiry: Heat Transfer Activity

Episode Script

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On this page you will find educational resources for the Dakota Pathways episode called Water and Dust. There is an episode guide, additional videos, activities, and more.

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