People Need Water, Challenge 2: Boating and Swimming and Damming, Oh My...

Test Your Mettle

Quizzes, tests, labs, and assignments offer the opportunity to apply what you know and to evaluate what topics you need to study further.  They are tools that your teacher uses to evaluate and document what you have learned, and to identify misconceptions and important gaps in your knowledge, which can be addressed by additional teaching.


The Highland Lakes are a chain of seven lakes which were formed when the Lower Colorado River Authority built a series of dams along the Colorado River in the 1930's and 1940's. These lakes are important to the area for tourism and recreational use. Review the article and choose five top items. Write a summary of why you chose these items.