Beach Erosion Teacher Resources
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Sands of Time
Young scientists take a close looks a samples of sand that come from three different beaches. They use microscopes to view the three slides, and make observations on a worksheet. At the end of the lesson, learners share their observations, then take another look at the slides to see if they can determine which beach the sand came from.
3rd - 4th Science
The Ocean Floor and Shore Zones
Make textbook reading more engaging using this reading activities worksheet, through which scholars review major features found on the ocean floor and the processes that formed these features. They complete 11 terms in a crossword puzzle, 4 fill-in-the-blank, and 6 short-answer questions.
7th - 10th Science
New Review Sea Turtle Coloring & Activity Book
Learning about sea turtles is exciting enough at it is, but this activity book takes things to a whole new level. Including a word search, maze, and crossword puzzle as well as coloring, drawing, and connect-the-dots activities, this resource will capture the engagement of all learners as they investigate these amazing ocean animals.
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Owl Moon: Similies and Metaphors
Teach the difference between similes and metaphors with a lesson on figurative language. After watching some informative videos about writing, kids discuss how to determine if a phrase should be taken literally or not. They work in groups and independently to examine certain figurative phrases in Jane Yolen's Owl Moon.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Coasts and Reefs: Shallow Marine Processes
A more thorough presentation on coastal systems would be difficult to find! Detailed diagrams illuminate the offshore, shoreface, foreshore, and backshore zones of beach. The sources and movement of sediments along the coastline are explained with photographs and text.
9th - Higher Ed Science
Watershed Works: Unit 2
The second of a three-unit lesson plan, this focuses on how human-made structures affect watersheds. Using watershed models that were built during the first unit, junior geologists now place buildings, dams, or levees into the models and make observations about the movement of water.
5th - 8th Science
Erosion, and its prevention, is the focus of this fascinating Earth Science lesson. After viewing a PowerPoint presentation on beach erosion, small groups conduct an in-class experiment where they try to determine which material is the best to reduce erosion at the beach.
The Work of Waves and Wind
This is not revolutionary, but it is informative. Earth science viewers in grades 7-12 get carried away with wave and wind erosion. They view diagrams of how waves impact ocean shorelines. They see examples of the different types of sand dunes and how they are formed.
7th - 12th Science
Changing Nature's Course: A Look at the Kissimmee River
Students study the effects of human modification on the Kissimmee River in Florida; and make generalizations about what they have learned and apply them to human actions and their environmental consequences elsewhere on the globe.
9th - 12th Science
Students explore the role of chemicals in the pollution and destruction of ecosystems. They research factors that affect ecosystems and the methods being employed to counter them. In addition, they choose one water ecosystem that has been affected by the factor they have been assigned and prepare an environmental-impact statement about it.
6th - 8th Science
Nonpoint Source Pollution in Long Island Sound
Students examine and identify the types of nonpoint pollution on Long Island Sound. In groups, they walk the shoreline, collect trash and identify its source. Using that information, they create a variety of graphs of the different types of trash they found.
6th - 8th English Language Arts