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159 resources with the keyterm landforms

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Watershed Works: Unit 1

For Teachers 5th - 8th
By constructing a watershed model and identifying watershed features in it, they discover how water erosion changes the landscape. As with most watershed modeling activities, this one is costly in terms of time and materials. It is,...
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Blank Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Games are a great way to motivate learners to internalize information.. Using this PowerPoint which is in a Jeopardy format, students can review map skills and facts about the Civil War, famous places, and our government. This is a handy...
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Planet Earth - Mountains

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Rich images showcase mountain peaks from all over the world. Thick clouds of snow are brushed off of the Himalayas, and the Andes sharp, unforgiving peaks are clouded by mist. This video is non-narrated, yet it provides spectacular views...
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Landforms of Illinois

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Fifth and sixth graders are introduced to the primary landforms of Illinois and discover how they were created. Landform cards are made for each pupil. They use the twenty-questions format until they have identified each one. Then,...
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Coastal Erosion Diagrams

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A set of super-descriptive and colorful slides demonstates the effects of ocean waves on coastal cliffs. You will need to do the verbal explanation, as little text is found on some of the slides, but the graphics really illuminate how...
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Landforms Mobile

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners work together in groups to research the various types of landforms found on the Earth and locate them on a map. As a class, they discuss how the landforms affect the way people live in those areas. To end the lesson, they use...
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From Coast to Coast

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students identify and describe characteristics of natural landforms such as mountains, islands, rivers, and inlets, research information about landforms that would be encountered on imaginary trip from one place to another, and design...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010

For Students 9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
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Worksheet: The Movement of Tectonic Plates

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A colorful wedge of Earth, map of tectonic plates, and numbered facts about Earth structure fill the first two pages of this resource. After reading and absorbing the information, geologists get into groups and make clay models to...
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Slip Slidin' Away

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate mechanical weathering as a form of erosion. In this erosion lesson, students, define weathering and erosion before determining how the Earth's surface is in a constant state of change. They watch a video, access...
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Exploring Regions of Our World

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Examine how climate and landforms affect plants and animals that live in particular areas. Discover that these same factors affect peoples' homes, jobs, and recreational activities. Pupils research ecosystems and biomes, and then write...
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Geography Island Project

For Teachers 6th
Projects like this one make an impact on students and facilitate learning multiple skills. After reviewing basic geographical landforms and how they impact culture, government, and economy students create an island. This island needs to...
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For Teachers 2nd
The construction of a PowerPoint presentation on landforms and bodies of water is the focus of this geography lesson. Students play a matching landforms game with a partner to reinforce the terms they have been learning. Each student is...
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What are Landforms?

For Teachers 3rd
These yellow slides and concise facts in a clear font will keep your students' attention while they see the main landform headings explained along with a photo.
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Earth Science Jeopardy

For Teachers 4th
This jeopardy game has 5 categories and 5 point levels, and is designed with a section of hodge podge, geography, and earth science review questions.  The questions are clear and the point selections are designed to darken once used.
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
It's as if you're sitting on the wings of an eagle and soaring over the continent of Australia! See the varying regions and get a quick overview of the country's land. This video is non-narrated, but it provides a beautiful look at...
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The Sahara Desert

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Several exquisite images are linked together in this video. Draw on the phenomenal imagery to spark student discussion or create interest at the start of a unit. Don't forget to challenge students with the fun games listed below, as well!
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Geographical Features

For Students 7th - 8th
Here is a nice graphic organizer that can help learners match geographical features to their proper North American regions. There are three bubbles to fill in with the 18 geographical terms provided. 
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Society and Environment 3 & 4

For Students 4th - 6th
Here are two warm-up sheets on one piece of paper. Each half sheet (you cut) contains 10 questions related to world geography, states, capitals, oceans, and landforms. The questions cover everything from the largest continent to the...
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Cut-Out Continents Mobile

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners research major natural features on all seven continents. They compare and contrast continents, their sizes, shapes, and major landforms. Students create a unique display of the continents to show major landforms.
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Landforms and Bodies of Water

For Students 4th - 5th
A simple worksheet helps your learners with geographic terms. This could be used as a template for future worksheets which have learners identify some geographic terms, then complete an essay about one of the terms.
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Tall as a Mountain, Flat as a Plain

For Teachers K
Students examine a variety of landforms that are found on the Earth and compare and contrast the distinguishing qualities of these forms. A topographical model of the landforms is made.
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A Feature Presentation - Geographic Landforms

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars investigate, identify and compare the various geographic terms that can be used to describe the landforms occurring in the Hawaiian islands.