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49 resources with the concept depositions

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States and Phases of Matter

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Plasma is the most common phase of matter in our universe. Scholars explore the change of energy as molecules change phases of matter. They rotate through stations, graphing the changes in energy level.
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Let's Get Moving

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rivers top the list of causes of erosion over time. Scholars experiment with wind, water, and ice reshaping sand. They connect the simulations facts about erosion and deposition to understand unique landforms such as the Grand Canyon and...
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Law of Superposition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars learn how rock layers, shift, and move over time. The instructor shows viewers how to solve geologic problems to determine the order of rock layers from oldest to youngest through a drawing video and then actual photographs. 
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The Global Carbon Cycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The final video in this series discusses the global carbon cycle including the cellular and macroscopic respiration. It continues with the deposition in limestone and fossil fuels, redox reactions, and concludes with a look at fossil...
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Change of Phase

For Teachers 9th - 12th
First grade scientists learn about changes in the state of matter, but here is a presentation that explains it at a high school level. Illuminating graphics and photos enhance understanding, and the information is disclosed in an order...
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Erosion and Deposition

For Teachers 6th
Do you need a good lesson on erosion, and the wearing away of the Earth's surface? This one is worth a look! Pupils study how human activities lead to erosion, deposition, and mass movement on the surface of the Earth. After a...
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Think like a Geologist: 2

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
All models are better in three dimensions. A hands-on lesson asks learners to create 3-D models of a rock layer using a template. They arrange the puzzle piece sides together to create models that are scientifically correct. Once the...
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Utah Open Textbook: 5th Grade Science

For Students 5th Standards
How do Earth's changes affect humans? Pupils learn about physical and chemical changes on Earth and how they lead to phenomena such as erosion, earthquakes, and volcanoes. Using the text, they also explore the concepts of electricity and...
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Earth’s Ever-Changing Surface

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Grand Canyon formed between five and six million years ago, but is it still changing? Scholars explore 10 sites in the United States, including the Grand Canyon, to better understand the geoscience processes that formed these...
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The Incredible Journey

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Go on an incredible journey called the water cycle with a video that details the ins and outs of water, its various forms, and place on planet Earth. 
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Geologic History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If rocks could talk ... maybe they can! A comprehensive presentation addresses the practice of reading rock formations. Examples of layering, cross-cutting, unconformity, and fossils complete the lesson. Photos provide pictorial evidence...
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Engineering for Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Use engineering principles to solve issues in farming. The STEM project teaches scholars about several challenges encountered by farmers in ancient Mesopotamia. They design machines that could overcome these challenges.
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Changes of State

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
State changes, i.e., freezing, melting, boiling, evaporation, condensation, sublimation, and deposition are the focus of a presentation that demonstrates that the chemical properties of a substance are not altered in a substance as the...
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Erosion and Deposition

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Get an in-depth look into erosion and deposition with a 23-slide presentation that details how gravity, water, waves, wind, and glaciers cause changes to the Earth's surface. Each slide consists of detailed images equipped with labels,...
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What Are Minerals?

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Take young geologists on a trip through the rock cycle with this series of four earth science presentations. Beginning with an exploration of minerals and the different properties they exhibit, this resource goes on to explore...
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Surface Processes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Weathering and erosion are described with photos, diagrams, and text in this set of 48 slides. Both physical and chemical weathering processes are introduced, as well as the factors that affect the rate of weathering, and types of soil...
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Deserts and Winds

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Although the wind blows frequently in deserts and may even contribute to their existence, you may teach these two topics separately. Regardless, there are demonstrative photos and diagrams that support the explanations. Explore the...
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Oceanography Worksheet #1

For Students 6th - 9th
If you are teaching physical oceanography to middle school earth scientists, here is a terrific multiple choice worksheet. Learners look at a diagram of a landscape created by glacial sediment deposition and the resulting ocean floor....
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Physical Geography - Running Water: Erosion & Deposits

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Here is a good video that describes the main types of "flow" associated with rivers; laminer, turbulent, and shooting flow. They are all aptly described and accompanied by excellent video footage shot in Yellowstone National Park. A...
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Earth Materials - Geology and Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Not going into depth on any one topic, this Earth science presentation skims the crust. It touches on the materials that construct the crust and then moves into plate tectonics. This is a useful and colorful note-taking guide for your...
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Coastal Processes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Hold onto your hats for an in-depth look at erosion and sediment deposition along ocean shores! It begins with four pages of vocabulary definitions and describes the coastal profile. It delves into the different ways that sediments are...
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Glacial Groundwater

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students study glacial deposition and groundwater in Dutchess County, new York. They identify the permeability rates in different glacial deposits and relate this information to ground water capacity of sediments found in Dutchess...
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Gallery Walk Questions on Rivers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A Gallery Walk is a technique that allows small groups to visit different stations, where they examine and discuss materials about an overarching topic. Questions about rivers and fluvial processes are available in this resource;...
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Natural Forces

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners assess the damage natural forces have caused Maryland's geographic features. In this state geography and ecology instructional activity, students work in a group to research ways in which weathering, erosion, and deposition have...