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Dam construction update, June 15: Visitors are no longer able to cross the outlet works. There will be no access to the Bittern Marsh Trail or east side of the river during this time.

 

There will be no access to the pavilion and Beaver Pond parking area on weekdays through July 3. These parking lots will be available for use on weekends. This will include the following areas and trails: Bittern Marsh, Redbud, Cicada, Green Dragon and Cottonwood Trails. Only the Blackjack will remain unaffected during this time. Access will not be available east of the pavilion at a later undetermined date. 

 

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Related TEKS, updated September 2018

Grade 4 Science

4.2 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and outdoor investigations. The student is expected to:
     B. Collect and record data by observing and measuring, using the metric system, and using descriptive words and numerals such as labeled drawings, writing, and concept maps.
     D. Analyze data and interpret patterns to construct reasonable explanations from data that can be observed and measured.
4.4 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student knows how to use a variety of tools, materials, equipment, and models to conduct science inquiry. The student is expected to:
     A. Collect, record, and analyze information using tools, including …cameras… notebooks… hand lenses.

Grade 5 Science

5.2 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific methods during laboratory and scientific investigations. The student is expected to:
     C. Collect and record information using detailed observations and accurate measuring.
     D. Analyze and interpret information to construct reasonable explanations from direct and indirect evidence.
5.4 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student knows how to use a variety of tools and practices to conduct science inquiry. The student is expected to:
     A. Collect, record, and analyze information using tools, including …cameras… notebooks… hand lenses.

Grade 6 Science

6.2 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and field investigations. The student is expected to:
     C. Collect and record data using...qualitative means such as labeled drawings, writing, and graphic organizers.
     E. Analyze data to formulate reasonable explanations and communicate valid conclusions supported by the data, and predict trends.
6.4 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student knows how to use a variety of tools and safety equipment to conduct science inquiry. The student is expected to:
     A. Use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze information, including …cameras… notebooks… hand lenses.

Grade 7 Science

7.2 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and field investigations. The student is expected to:
     C. Collect and record data using … qualitative means such as labeled drawings, writing and graphic organizers.
     E. Analyze data to formulate reasonable explanations and communicate valid conclusions supported by the data, and predict trends.
7.4 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student knows how to use a variety of tools and safety equipment to conduct science inquiry. The student is expected to:
     A. Use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze information, including …hand lenses … journals/notebooks, and other equipment.

Grade 8 Science

8.2 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and field investigations. The student is expected to:
     C. Collect and record data using … qualitative means such as labeled drawings, writing, and graphic organizers.
     E. Analyze data to formulate reasonable explanations and communicate valid conclusions supported by the data, and predict trends.
8.4 Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student knows how to use a variety of tools and safety and safety equipment to conduct science inquiry. The student is expected to:
     A. Use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze information, including …hand lenses … journals/notebooks, and other equipment.