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Investigation 1 – PostLab









Complete graphing your group’s results using Table B:


Graph: Use Table B and the grid in your SDR to make a graph that compares water velocity with discharge.

A. Label the x-axis with “Water Velocity” and the proper units.

B. Label the y-axis with “Discharge” and the proper units.

C. Determine how many tick marks you need for each axis, and label the tick marks.

D. Plot your data.

E. You may refer to the Drawing of a Best Fit Line procedure for help, if necessary.

F. Draw a graph and include a best fit line.



Complete the Focus Question in your SDR then discuss it as a class.

  • How do the abiotic factors of water velocity and discharge affect a watershed?