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The Changing Earth
Learners complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Changing Earth. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 50 Downloads
Climate Change: Earth's Giant Game of Tetris
In this colorful animation, our current problem with climate change is likened to a block-stacking game of Tetris. Greenhouse gases are increasing in the atmosphere at an increasing rate. Can we place them properly before it's too late? The video and accompanying resources promise to change the climate in your earth science or environmental studies class.
3 mins 6th - 10th Science 9 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Seventh graders research about a devastating eruption of a certain volcano. In this earth science lesson, 7th graders discover the climate changes that occurred due to a volcanic eruption. They create a presentation about their findings and share them with the class.
7th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Learners examine the tsunami of 2004. They look at what created the wave, the destruction it caused, and the needs of the survivors. Pupils utilize an interactive website that sheds further light on the causes of tsunamis and the types of organizations that assist the survivors.
2nd - 5th Science 21 Views 40 Downloads
Geological Features: How Weathering & Erosion Help Create Landforms
Learners explore how the Earth's surface changes resulting in geological features and landforms. They perform a read-a-loud on Thomas Locker's Mountain Dance, complete a KWL chart, and create a landform using plaster of paris.
4th - 6th Science 55 Views 280 Downloads
Explosive Ideas: Oregon quarter reverse
Explore Earth and her amazing layers with this lesson on planetary change. Learners will research the ways in which Earth's layers cause change. They will complete a "Tectonic Puzzle" and use a worksheet to answer questions about Earth's crust, mantel, and core.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
I Don't Think We're in Kansas Anymore (Grades 2-5)
Students give examples of erosion and weathering processes. They determine causes of America's Dust Bowl phenomena.Students define erosion as the condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind.
2nd - 5th Science 10 Views 21 Downloads
Virtual Field Trip
Fifth graders are introduced to the concepts of weathering and erosion. In groups, they rotate between different stations to discover how each process effects different landforms. To end the lesson, they discuss each change in the environment and how to slow the effects of erosion.
5th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
Global and Environmental Issues: The Effects of a Changing Earth on Animals
Third graders research animal habitats. In this environmental lesson, 3rd graders discover how animals adapt to environmental changes. After researching animals using the Internet, students construct a research paper.
3rd Science 4 Views 31 Downloads
Images of Our Changing Earth
Students identify and explain that remote sensing can detect changes on the Earth's surface that occur over time, and name at least three: urbanization, deforestation, and succession. They select a global change issue to investigate and prepare a short presentation to the class with audio-visuals about their issue(s) or what are the hot topics in current events.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Changing Earth
Students explore the Earth's crust. In this earth science lesson, students participate in 2 activities that demonstrate physical and chemical weathering. Students also play Jeopardy with topics including volcanoes, earthquakes, weathering, glaciers, and plate tectonics.
3rd - 4th Science 5 Views 28 Downloads