The Changing Earth Teacher Resources
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Climate Change: Earth's Giant Game of TetrisLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
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?...
Study Jams! Weathering & ErosionLesson Planet
3 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
RJ argues that playing the video game, Super Duo Breaker and Whoosh, is a good way to study for a quiz on weathering and erosion. The game character Mr. Breaker breaks things down and the character Mr. Whoosh carries them away in the...
Carbon Dioxide - Sources and SinksLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Where does all of the carbon dioxide come from that is supposedly leading to climate change? Earth science pupils test animal, plant, and fossil fuels as sources in this investigation. Using an indicator, BTB, they are able to detect the...
Earth's History in the Last 600 Million YearsLesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 8th
Boy, has the earth changed over the last 600 million years! This clip shows how the earth's crust had come together to form Pangaea then broke apart to form the continents as we see them now. Set to the Moonlight Sonata this is a great...
Reading and Writing about the Solar SystemLesson Planet
K - 2nd
A superb interdisciplinary approach highlights this lesson which incorporates space science knowledge and narrative skills. After reading The Magic School Bus, two excellent poems, and watching a video, all about our solar system, young...
Global and Environmental Issues: The Effects of a Changing Earth on AnimalsLesson Planet
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.
Effects of Global WarmingLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Your learners have probably heard of climate change, but do they really understand what it is? Study the history, details, and future implications of global warming and the greenhouse effect with a set of activities designed for an...
Earth Science: The World BelowLesson Planet
3 mins 5th - 8th
This three-minute clip provides a quick overview of what we know about the planet Earth. It covers drilling, the layers of the Earth, and Earth's basic composition. The narration is very clear and easy to follow, unfortunately the clip...