Wind Erosion Teacher Resources
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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 30 Views 121 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 19 Views 101 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 10 Views 50 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 6 Views 14 Downloads
Dark Days on the Prairie
Learners 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. Learners conduct a small experiment using soil, aluminum pans and water in class.
3rd - 5th Science 16 Views 84 Downloads
What's in Wetland Soil?
Students examine the organic and inorganic components of soil. In this environmental science instructional activity, students identify the factors that influence soil formation. They collect soil samples, conduct tests, and analyze the results.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
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.
4th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Disappearing and Re-appearing Dirt
Students investigate the causes of erosion using internet research. In this erosion lesson plan, students explore satellite photos of erosion and the effects of erosion over time. Students develop a PowerPoint project as an assessment.
5th - 11th Science 3 Views 32 Downloads
The Dirt We Depend On; Soil Destruction and Conservation Reading Comprehension Worksheet
In this soil destruction and conservation worksheet, students read a three page non-fiction article. They answer 10 fill in the blank questions and 1 short answer question based on the reading about soil building methods.
5th - 6th Science 16 Views 157 Downloads
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 10 Views 15 Downloads
Young scholars research geology by completing an experiment in class. In this erosion lesson, students discuss how water can affect rock and cause land to become mis-shapen based on the power of waves. Young scholars utilize rocks, watering cans, cups and buckets to conduct an erosion activity which they write about on a worksheet.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 44 Downloads
Ninth graders explore soil erosion. Through a class discussion, they examine soil conservation methods. Given a potted plant, 9th graders observe the effects of erosion when water is poured over the soil. Students brainstorm terms related to erosion.
9th Science 5 Views 15 Downloads
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 8 Views 12 Downloads
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.
4th Science 13 Views 52 Downloads