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Locks and Dams

Source: Teach Engineering

Description: Students are introduced to the structure, function and purpose of locks and dams, which involves an introduction to Pascal's law, water pressure and gravity.

Topics explored: Civil engineering; locks and dams; water pressure; hydrology

Education Level

• Other Resources

Resource Type

• Curricula, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans


• Engineering


• Energy Basics

• Hydropower Facilities