Connected by a River: Plants Animals and People presents a series of colorful and stimulating learning modules on an interactive CD-ROM introducing middle school students to the world of the upper Mississippi River basin. From beavers to barges flooding to fens these modules convey life along the Mississippi River in an easy-to-use interactive format.

The Connected by a River CD-ROM was created to provide middle school students with a connection to the vital and life-giving force of the Mississippi River basin. Five modules combine the sciences language arts and social studies to produce classroom-tested educational materials relating the historical cultural and environmental significance of the Mississippi. The modules increase students

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