Instead of asking students to illustrate the traditional model of a drainage basin, I always create this classic (oldie, but a goodie) pop-up version. Once created students are very proud to open their book to watch their drainage basin pop-up.

What equipment will you need:

  • Green card or paper
  • Compass
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Blue and preferably black felt tip pens

Below are the step by step instructions I use when creating pop-up drainage basins;