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164 resources with the concept weathering

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Earth's Spheres and Natural Resources

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
The geosphere, exosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are Earth's four main spheres. Surprisingly, all of these spheres work together providing us with resources, weather, plants, climate, and a place to live. Here is a collection of...
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The Crusty Earth

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Geology rocks — literally! A geology chapter offers eleven activities at four different levels. Scholars enjoy completing hands-on experiments before applying critical thinking skills following a share, process, generalize, apply, and...
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Soil: A Natural Resource

For Teachers 4th - 6th
This presentation on soil shows how it is formed, what the different types of soil are, how soil is eroded, and how soil can be conserved. Fantastic photos and excellent graphics and text are found in each of the slides. The last slide...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
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Weathering Rocks

For Teachers 3rd
Here is a geology lesson that is sure to get your charges excited. It's all about the process of weathering of rocks. Learners study natural events that can cause rocks to break apart. Some of these events are: ice wedging, plant...
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Erosion Prevention

For Teachers 5th
Erosion, and its prevention, is the focus of this fascinating Earth Science lesson. After viewing a PowerPoint presentation on beach erosion, small groups conduct an in-class experiment where they try to determine which material is the...
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CK-12 Earth Science Concepts for Middle School

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Explore a variety of science concepts in an interactive textbook created for middle school scholars. A lengthy table of contents takes readers to pages comprised of a subject overview, outline, and summary. Follow links further to find...
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Weathering and Erosion

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Just how powerful is erosion? Interested scientists learn how to identify the results of erosion with a series of lab activities. They move through stations to experiment with different types of erosion and then design and complete their...
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Weathering Cubes

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Weathering is not necessarily a result of the weather. Scholars conduct an experiment to explore the effect of surface area and volume on the weathering process. They create their own sugar cube rocks using the same number of cubes—but...
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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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Utah Open Textbook: 4th Grade Science

For Students 4th Standards
How does weather affect Earth? Learners understand the characteristics of water and make predictions about weather patterns. They recognize how water and weather affects rocks and minerals through erosion. They also learn about fossils...
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Impact Craters on Earth

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What does it look like when a meteorite strikes Earth? A slideshow resource gives pupils a firsthand view of common meteorite strikes. Using the ages of the craters, scholars analyze how the shapes erode over time.
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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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Sea Surface Temperature, Salinity, and Density

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Earth's vast ocean is full of mysteries! Science scholars discover the big-picture properties that influence its characteristics at different latitudes using a lesson from PBS's Weather and Climate series. After completing a background...
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Sustainability: Learning for a Lifetime – The Importance of Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Water is essential for life—and understanding the importance of clean drinking water is essential in understanding sustainability! Show your environmental science class the basics of water testing and treatment through a week-long...
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The Geologic Carbon Cycle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What happens to the CO2 emitted into the air by volcanoes? Scientists discovered it is removed through a series of chemical reactions, as discussed here. Through an animated diagram and chemical reaction equations, viewers learn about...
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Sedimentary Rocks

For Teachers 6th Standards
Turn your class discussion of rock formation from ho-hum to holy hornfels! Junior geologists gain experience in identifying rock types and rock origins, with an emphasis in hypothesizing the environment needed to form certain rocks. The...
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Destructive Forces

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Upper elementary learners discover the difference between weathering and erosion and the effect these forces have on the environment. Pupils create water and wind erosion models to observe and record data. Then towards the end of the...
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How Does A Canyon Become Grand?

For Students 6th - 12th
Ah, the Grand Canyon ... ain't it grand? The narrator of a video from PBS Digital Studios explains, in detail, how the Grand Canyon was formed over millions of years.
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Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycles: Always Recycle! Part 2

For Teachers 7th - 12th
We wish you a happy, healthy, and phosphorus school year! A video explains the importance of getting the nutrients that are needed and focuses on the nitrogen and phosphorus cycles. It includes discussions on the importance of bacteria...
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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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Weathering and Soil

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
From types of rocks to types of weathering, learners gain knowledge on minerals, composition of soil, and the effects of weathering on Earth.
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Weathering Lab

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Assist your middle school class with one of the most inclusive weathering and erosion labs available. Individuals use sugar cubes and alka-seltzer to demonstrate the process of physical and chemical weathering. They sketch results...
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Weathering, Erosion, and Landforms—Student Activities

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Tired of your students taking you for granite? Use a unit that offers multiple hands-on weathering and erosion labs and interactive activities. Some of the exciting lessons include planning a tour of Australia, using ice to break glass,...