Wind Erosion Teacher Resources
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Rocks & More
Young scholars 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
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
External Forces Shaping the Earth, weathering, erosion
In this geography learning exercise, students 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
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 English Language Arts
Dark Days on the Prairie
Students explore U.S. geography by researching agriculture. In this dust bowl lesson, students complete a cause and effect worksheet based upon the dust bowls that covered a large portion of Oklahoma and Texas in the early 1900's. Students conduct a small experiment using soil, aluminum pans and water in class.
3rd - 5th Science
Enviroscape: Water Pollution
Fourth graders inspect earth science by conducting a class discussion. In this water properties lesson, 4th graders examine a model of a watershed which demonstrates how water becomes polluted. Students collaborate in small groups in order to examine the water sources and pollution within their city.
Rills and Thrills: Erosion Affects Me
Students discover earth science by writing descriptive paragraphs. In this erosion lesson, students identify the causes for erosion and define the different types of erosion such as wind, water and ice. Students write a description about the three different erosion types and their scientific causes.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Learners research geology by completing an experiment in class. For this erosion lesson, students discuss how water can affect rock and cause land to become mis-shapen based on the power of waves. Learners utilize rocks, watering cans, cups and buckets to conduct an erosion activity which they write about on a worksheet.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Vanishing Coast: Erosion
Students evaluate earth science by examining a group of images. In this erosion lesson, students discuss how the force of water can reduce land and coastlines by the process of erosion. Students complete a worksheet about erosion, conduct a water experiment and listen to stories from an Alaskan Elder.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Erosion: Changing the Face of Earth
Fourth graders explore how the landscape of the planet can be changed by different elements of wind, water, ice and chemicals through hands-on activities. They examine pictures of areas around town and discuss anything they think is out of the ordinary in the pictures.