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75 resources with the keyterm land

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Basics of Geography: Climate

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What's the weather going to be like tomorrow? The answer depends on your place on the planet. An informative video discusses how factors such as elevation, location, precipitation, and wind can determine an area's climate. It focuses on...
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Alaska Native Ways of Knowing

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils watch a video on the Alaskan native ways. They examine how knowledge was passed down from elders and how the Alaskans lived with harmony in nature.  Learners then prepare and present a classroom science fair project based on their...
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Compound Species

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students gather pictures of animals, fish, birds, and insects, and sort them by category: land, sea, and air creatures. They choose two of these categories and imaginatively combine part of animals (such as horns, tentacles, fins, floppy...
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Soil Investigations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the basics about soil.  In this soil lesson students describe the physical properties of soil and explain what soil profile is. 
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Making & Breaking : The Rock Cycle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the rock cycle and how rocks can change over time.  In this geotechnical engineering lesson students draw a diagram of the rock cycle.
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Change Since 1609

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars recognize how the climate of the Hudson Valley has changed since the last glaciation. They explain these changes using a reconstruction of the land use changes in the Hudson Valley composed of confetti, Ziploc bags and...
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How Much Soil is There?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine that all living things depend on soil to live. In this science instructional activity, students pretend that an apple is planet Earth. Students cut the apple to represent the portions of Earth with the last section...
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Erosion: Natural or Unnatural

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore how water has the power to erode, how developing the land (building roads, buildings and parking lots) increases the amount of water reaching our rivers, and how this greater quantity of water increases erosion. They...
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Healthy Living: Multicultural Awareness and Appreciation Adaptation

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students recognize a globe and distinguish between land and water, as well as recognize different cultures. They become knowledgeable regarding geography and cultural diversity.
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Volcanoes: USGS Geography

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners research volcanoes. In this volcanoes unit, students examine components of a volcano, how it is created, what causes it to erupt, and the results of an eruption. There are a series of 6 lessons included in this unit. Learners...
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Coal Mining: lesson 11

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss coal mining, read passages, and write about why they would or would not want to be a coal miner. In this coal mining lesson plan, 6th graders fill out an organizer of details and use it to write their paragraphs.
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Global Change: Where Land, Air and Water Meet

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss the atmosphere as a mixture of gases. For this science lesson, students explore the world's oceans and fresh waters understanding that there are dissolved chemicals. Students realize that many substances dispersed in air...
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Land Elevation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners investigate land elevation. In this map skills lesson plan, students use a physical map to identify various elevations of the land. Learners find landform features such hills and coastlines.
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Maintaining the Natural Balance

For Students 4th - 8th
For this pollution worksheet, students will identify the sources of air, water, and land pollution. Then the students will list some of the problems caused by these types of pollutions in 3 short answer questions.
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Surveying: 19 Chains and 50 Links

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through an interdisciplinary lesson, emerging engineers explore the history of surveying systems. After discussing various systems, they perform surveys on printable pages. Using their geometric skills, they physically stake out plots...
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Virtual Field Trip

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are introduced to the concepts of weathering and erosion. In groups, they rotate between different stations to discover how each process effects different landforms. To end the lesson, they discuss each change in the...
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How Much is Dirt Worth?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners appreciate topsoil and communicate soils economic value. They image that an apple is planet earth, students fill in their pie charts as the teacher tells them what each slice means. Pupils watch and listen as the teacher cuts...
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A Slice of Planet Earth

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners examine how an apple is sliced and discuss how the Earth is like the apple, in which its resources are limited.
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The Great Water Hunt

For Teachers K
Students examine a globe to locate the bodies of water present and create a representation of those bodies of water for further exploration of the concept. Extensions of their observations are made at school, home, and the community.
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Earth's Land as an Apple

For Teachers K - 7th
Students explore the value of land and the importance of conserving it as a limited resource. They observe a experiment where an apple represents the earth. From the demonstration, students visually see the fractions and percentages that...
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The Land Around Us

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Lesson five has young learners putting together two more of the five slides in their PowerPoint presentation on The Land Around Us project. This project on making a PowerPoint includes inserting clip art, writing sentences, and selecting...
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The Land Around Us - Lesson 3

For Teachers 1st - 5th
While the content of this lesson is more specific to the first grade, the directions given to work on a PowerPoint are well written. These directions could be used by anyone, with any content. Younger learners may need help reading the...
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This Land is Our Land

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners interpret NASS data to determine loss or gain of farm land and compare land in production and crop production over a 50 year period.
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Private Property Vs. the Public Good: the Problem of Eminent Domain

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view video The Electric Valley, discuss film clips and review news articles and other documents pertaining to eminent domain, prepare declarative statement on issue that has pro or con side, and present case to opposing side in...