Colorado Reader April 2019: Where does our water come from? | Page 3

Locating Your Watershed On the map below, complete these steps: Step 1: Place a star where you live. Step 2: Color your watershed yellow. Step 3: Trace the border of the South Platte Watershed in green. Step 4: Draw diagonal lines on the watersheds with rivers that will carry water toward the Atlantic Ocean. Step 5: Draw horizontal lines on the watersheds with rivers that carry water to the Pacific Ocean. Step 6: Draw a compass rose on the map to indicate North, East, South, and West. Step 7: The ninth water basin, the one around the city of Denver, is missing from this map. Can you draw it in? - 3