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Students work together in groups to research the various types of landforms found on the Earth and locate them on a map. As a class, they discuss how the landforms affect the way people live in those areas. To end the lesson, they use construction paper to make their own mobile of different landforms.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 34 Views 45 Downloads
Study Jams! Landforms
First-class photographs dazzle your class as they are acquainted with Earth's various landforms. To reinforce learning, they can take a multiple-choice quiz, sing along to a karaoke song, or review key vocabulary terms, all on this single webpage.
4th - 6th Science 20 Views 17 Downloads
The construction of a PowerPoint presentation on landforms and bodies of water is the focus of this geography lesson. Students play a matching landforms game with a partner to reinforce the terms they have been learning. Each student is assigned a landform they must create a slide for.
2nd Science 21 Views 77 Downloads
Landforms of Illinois
Fifth and sixth graders are introduced to the primary landforms of Illinois and discover how they were created. Landform cards are made for each pupil. They use the twenty-questions format until they have identified each one. Then, groups of pupils research one of the landforms in the list embedded in the plan, and each student creates the landform in a shoebox.
5th - 6th Science 5 Views 19 Downloads
Hydrology and Landforms
Three days of erosion exploration await your elementary geologists. Learners begin by examining rivers via Google Earth, then they model water flow in sand, and finally, they identify resulting landforms. This lesson is written specifically for residents of Ohio, but with a little preparation, it can be adapted to your local watershed.
3rd - 5th Science 9 Views 8 Downloads
Springfield Digital Storytelling Project: Landform Riddle
Creative projects and collaborative learning are hallmarks of 21st Century learning skills. Using an iphone, 6th graders create an iMovie which shows a student composed riddle. The riddle needs to be about one of the landforms they have recently learned about.
6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 18 Downloads
From Coast to Coast
Young scholars identify and describe characteristics of natural landforms such as mountains, islands, rivers, and inlets, research information about landforms that would be encountered on imaginary trip from one place to another, and design books that illustrate their knowledge of basic features of Earth's crust.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 12 Views 23 Downloads
Exploring Regions of Our World
Examine how climate and landforms affect plants and animals that live in particular areas. Discover that these same factors affect peoples' homes, jobs, and recreational activities. Pupils research ecosystems and biomes, and then write and illustrate a book detailing what they learned.
4th - 6th Science 13 Views 169 Downloads
Over and Through Information Sheet
Eager earth scientists practice using vocabulary related to landforms and bodies of water. On the first page they categorize the terms and form sentences with them. Then, they test their knowledge with twenty-five multiple-choice questions about the definitions.
9th - 12th Science 20 Views 49 Downloads
Watershed Works: Unit 1
By constructing a watershed model and identifying watershed features in it, they discover how water erosion changes the landscape. As with most watershed modeling activities, this one is costly in terms of time and materials. It is, however, one of the most effective ways to present watershed features or water erosion to your geology class.
5th - 8th Science 15 Views 57 Downloads
Middle schoolers discuss the use of satellites and GPS for navigation, tracking, and creating detailed maps. They view satellite images of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Mammoth Cave, and the Grand Canyon using Google maps. After viewing the images, they describe the natural forces that shaped the landforms.
6th - 8th Science 12 Views 64 Downloads
The Living Earth
Young scholars discuss glaciers and write a definition for a glacier as a class. After discussion, they participate in an activity that demonstrates how glaciers can cause dramatic changes and create new landforms. Groups discuss their results with the remainder of the class.
3rd - 5th Science 7 Views 58 Downloads
Title: Rivers as Borders
Students are introduced to the concept of borders. They read maps and identify rivers that separate different countries and states. They examine how or why a landform such as a river border might be the reason for different cultures.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads