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Breaking it Down
After challenging themselves to correctly choose the form of erosion and length of time required for a given landform to develop, earth science class members model mechanical and chemical weathering with various lab demonstrations over two days' time.
4th - 12th Science 41 Views 40 Downloads
Weathering and Erosion
A set of forty PowerPoint slides supports a lecture or class review of weathering and erosion. Viewers learn the definition of each and examine various photos for evidence. Erosion is further depicted as caused by wind, water, and ice. Landforms caused by weathering and erosion processes are also presented.
4th - 8th Science 4 Views 2 Downloads
New Review Weathering and Soil Formation
A set of 27 slides systematically shows how weathering, erosion, and deposition contribute to soil formation. Both chemical and mechanical weathering are described, as are resulting soil layers and properties. There is no longer any need to scour the Earth in search of a pertinent weathering presentation!
5th - 7th Science 9 Views 9 Downloads
Let It Rain
It rains and, as it does, the run-off makes the earth erode. Let learning about the wonders of erosion be fun and engaging with a hands-on experiment. The class will first read an informational passage describing what erosion is and the effects it has on the environment.
3rd - 5th Science 19 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Neither Wind Nor Rain
Here is another in the interesting series of lessons that use the special State Quarters as a learning tool. This one uses the North Dakota State Quarter. During this lesson, your class learns about the different patterns of erosion, and types of vegetation and landforms, found in the Badlands of North Dakota.
4th - 6th Science 5 Views 66 Downloads
Breaking it Down
High schoolers will identify the factors that contribute to erosion and weathering. They will start by differentiating between chemical and mechanical weathering. They then apply what they learned by playing the online jeopardy game. Key ideas, resources, and links are included.
9th - 12th Science 14 Views 105 Downloads
Red Dirt Groundbreakers
Discover Oklahoma's first farmers. Read about 14 different agriculture workers and their contribution to Oklahoma's farming. After reading, have your class complete several activities such as researching an agriculturist, writing a research paper, creating a wanted poster, and working on an Oklahoma map.
3rd - 8th Science 5 Views 218 Downloads
Constructive and Destructive forces
Students explore constructive and destructive forces. In this constructive and destructive forces lesson, students complete a WebQuest. Students explore the different types of forces and their effect on the surrounding geography. When finished, students create either a tornado or volcano.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 103 Downloads
Plate Tectonics: Movin' and Shakin'
Students are introduced to the causes of plate movements and the hazards they present. They plot the location of 50 earthquakes and 50 volcanic eruptions on a map and explore the relationships between plate tectonics, earthquakes, and volcanoes.
5th - 8th Science 102 Views 694 Downloads
Understanding Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Rocks
Sixth graders explain the stages of the rock cycle. In this earth science instructional activity, 6th graders classify rocks according to their type. They create a model of the rock cycle using different methods and present this in class.
6th Science 33 Views 262 Downloads
soil, Water, and Plants
Students examine the relationship between water retention and plant growth by conducting two experiments. They first compare the water retention qualities of clay, sand and loam soil types. Then they use the data from the first experiment to design the second plant growth and soil type experiment.
K - 4th Science 16 Views 100 Downloads
Rocks & More
Students complete a unit on rocks and minerals. They explore various websites, identify the types of rocks, complete a crossword puzzle, conduct a mineral streak test, demonstrate how water breaks up rock, and create a commemorative stamp to honor a landform they have visited.
4th - 6th Science 23 Views 115 Downloads
External Forces Shaping the Earth, weathering, erosion
In this geography instructional activity, learners read about the external forces that can alter landscapes and create soil needed for plant life. Students take notes and answer 6 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 22 Views 211 Downloads
Third graders define and recognize the characteristics of erosion based on their reading. In this erosion reading lesson, 3rd graders prepare a graphic organizer showing various types of erosion. Students answer comprehension question about erosion related to the book.
3rd Science 9 Views 50 Downloads
Weathering and Erosion
An excellent set of slides that progresses through definitions and lists of physical and chemical weathering to discuss and help your students make notes. The slideshow then works through examples of the weathering categories, such as types of erosion.
7th - 10th Science 50 Views 254 Downloads
Dark Days on the Prairie
Fourth graders research the location and causes of the Dust Bowl in 1935. In support, they interpret photos from that period in Oklahoma history, They also compare/contrast the American Dust Bowl to the dust storms that occurred in Kazakhstan twenty years later.
4th Language Arts 5 Views 11 Downloads