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- Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
Erosion Teacher Resources
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Students are able to identify the causes and effects of erosion. They hypothesize ways to help curb erosion. Students are able to identify ways being used now to curb erosion. They are shown two different types of erosion, by putting some of the dirt in the box lid and some more in a paint tray.
Readers explore summarizing. They preview the book A True Book: Arches National Park, locating the table of contents, section titles, and photographs. They read the book independently and complete a graphic organizer about landforms, climate, and plant and animal life in the park. Then they use this organizer to write an informational paragraph.
Learners study erosion and its effects on shorelines. In this erosion lesson, students work in an engineering team to design a seawall and submit a cost bid to their teacher. Learners must determine the energy of a wave and design a wall to withstand the wave energy. Students must present their bid to the class.
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. After the experiments are over, each group presents its findings to the class.