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New Review Break the Code: Earth Science
Crack the crust of earth science vocabulary with this vocabulary exercise. Kids use the key at the top of the page to decode the words that are written in numbers rather than letters. Each encoded word is part of a sentence that includes the definition of that word.
In this earth science activity, students find the words that are expressed in the context of new vocabulary. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
Play around with earth science vocabulary with this word search. Learners look for 18 earth science vocabulary words that start with the letter D. The resource provides an HTML and PDF version that you can print as well as answer sheet you can use to check answers. If you are interested in making your own puzzles to complement this puzzle, just click home. You could use this website to create word searches for any unit and assign them for homework, vocabulary practice, or sponge activities.</
In this earth science activity, students find the words associated with the letter "c" and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
Examine the effects of temperature and pressure on solubility and the states of matter of ocean water. Learners make inferences about the unique chemistry of ocean water at different depths. They engage in an activity related to solubility principles and complete a worksheet.
In this earth science worksheet, students find the words that are related to the letter "E" and the answers are seen by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
In this earth science worksheet, students find the words that are related to new vocabulary with the letter "b". The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
Students classify microfossils according to their physical characteristics. In this earth science lesson, students research about what phylum their fossil belong to. They prepare slides and write descriptions about them.
High schoolers differentiate weather and climate. For this earth science lesson, students compare weather and climate in different regions of the world. They interpret weather graphs and compare isotherm lines of northern and southern hemisphere.
Young scholars explore earth science through concept mapping, discussion, and self-discovery.
Students simulate mining mineral resources using cookies. In this earth science lesson, students analyze the cost and profits in mining. They write a lab report about the activity.
Students explain the Chatelier's Principle. In this pH lesson, students identify factors that resist changes in pH of the ocean and why the ocean is becoming more acidic.
Here is a unique presentation that's on Earth Science. In it, learners see that Earth Science is a science made up of four main categories: Geology, Astronomy, Meteorology, and Oceanography. Pupils are assigned a task. They must find two newspaper articles or pictures with captions that relate to two of these Earth Sciences. They must also answer three questions about the Earth Science article or photo they bring in. This is a fine PowerPoint in that it has a most-worthwhile assignment embedded in it!
Connect earth science to science occupations and real-life events with this worksheet and activity. After listing the 4 branches of earth science, learners spend some time brainstorming two activities each type of earth scientist might perform. Scholars also find two newspaper articles relating to a branch of earth science and briefly analyze the articles. You might need to come up with your own definition for an earth science event and provide examples for your class.
Think like a scientist! Investigate minerals and record progress in a scientific notebook with fourth graders. They will experiment with a variety of activities including a lab, watching a video on the properties of minerals, and taking online quizzes. Finally, they finish the lesson by completing a 3-2-1 activity in their scientific notebooks.
Students study La Chatelier's principle and identify how carbon dioxide may affect pH. In this coral lesson students complete a worksheet on pH and observe a lab.
This worksheet tests general knowledge of scientific fields with a focus on those involved in earth science. Learners fill in 9 blanks using the provided word bank of scientific fields. In addition, there are 2 questions specifically related to earth science. The last question refers to a textbook page that is not included. The resource is based on a textbook by Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.
Acquaint your class with the 4 branches of earth science with this visual representation of the different branches. Using 4 different colors, learners categorize the provided words into the separate branches of earth science: meteorology, oceanography, geology, and astronomy. This could be used as a vocabulary activity, an introduction to earth science in general, or a homework assignment.
For this earth science quiz, test-takers use photographs posted around a classroom to identify the 4 branches of earth science. They receive bonus points for identifying the event or activity of a scientist associated with the photographs. If you were interested in using this resource, you would need to post photographs around the room displaying the different branches of earth science.