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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Happy Game: Physical Features

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students love to test their knowledge, use this game to see what your students know about landforms and other basic geographic terminology.
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Europe and Russia

For Teachers 6th
The purpose of this lesson is unclear. It seems to be an exploration of South America, but also involves a discussion of Europe and Russia. Learners use Inspiration software to identify the physical features, climate, vegetation, and...
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Build a 3-Dimensional Map

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students  develop their map skills while creating a 3 dimensional map. In this map skills lesson, students gather specific materials to create their 3 dimensional map. Students gather cardboard, newspaper, white craft glue, and non-toxic...
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Haiku Wrap Up

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students create a haiku about the land formations they've studied.  In this haiku lesson, students identify the metaphor and meaning of a given haiku, brainstorm comparisons for a landform photo as a class and choose one to use in a...
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Surveying the Land

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the different kinds of maps and the purpose of each.  In this Geography lesson, students work in small groups to create a map which includes the use of a map key.
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Landforms

For Students 4th - 6th
In this landforms learning exercise, students read the landforms of plateau, river, riverbank, valley, and volcano, fill in the blanks for the description, write the cause and draw a picture of it. Students complete this for 5 landforms.
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Rocks and Minerals

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students are able to describe earth processes (e.g., rusting, weathering, erosion) that have affected selected physical features in students, neighborhoods. They are able to identify various earth structures (e.g., mountains, faults,...
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Is There Water on Mars?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students decide whether or not there is or has even been water on Mars. They analyze temperature and pressure data from the Pathfinder mission to Mars, and then they analyze images of Mars, interpreting the landforms they see and...
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A Shuttle's Eye View

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the goals of the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission as a springboard to exploring the topographical features of their own state or region. They synthesize their understanding of landforms and topography by mapping their...
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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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Earths Surface

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discuss the use of satellites and GPS for navigation, tracking, and creating detailed maps. They view satellite images of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Mammoth Cave, and the Grand Canyon using Google maps. After...
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The Earth's Layers: Day 6: Landforms II

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars closely examine the earth's crust and various landforms. In this Earth's layers lesson students work in cooperative groups and analyze their roles and responsibilities therein. Each group is assigned a specific landform to...
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Identifying Landform Changes Using Maps

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate how geographic features change over time. In this geographic skills lesson, 5th graders examine historical and contemporary maps to determine how landforms change over time.
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Unique Landforms

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a travel route among different landforms and way the cost and benefits of traveling this way. In this traveling lesson plan, students work in groups and analyze their conclusions.
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Erosion and Deposition Lab Sequence

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders view aerial photos of landforms in the Coachella Valley.  In this erosion lesson students divide into groups and complete a lab activity.
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Cartography - Mystic Isles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research islands on the Internet and create a map of their own made up island. For this island mapping lesson, students research islands and their maps. Students then create their own island and map it. Students write in their...
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World Landforms

For Students 4th - 12th
In this blank outline map worksheet, students note the major landforms of the 7 continents of the world on a Robinson projection map.
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Weathering Landforms

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders brainstorm a list of ways the Earth's surface can change. As a class, they are introduced to the concepts of erosion and weathering and discover how wind and water cause changes to the surface of the Earth. To end the...
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Learning Physical Geography Through Landforms

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore physical geography through landforms. They discuss the various types of landforms found around the world. Students recognize various landforms on the world map.
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Landforms Acrostic Poetry

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders apply scientific information about various landforms. They use the information to write and word process acrostic poems which they illustrate with clip art or pictures from magazines.
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South America Layered

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create an overlay map of South America. They show the relationships between population, landforms and economies with their maps.
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Weathering Landforms

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Stduents create and color plaster landforms, and describe how weathering and erosion change the Earth's surface.
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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 Mobile

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students 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 activity, they use...
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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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Landforms

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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Google Earth Landforms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this lesson, Google Earth Landforms, students research a landform that has been studied in class. Students explore Google Earth and record everything they find about their landform. Students have the opportunity to extend their...
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Water Works Wonders

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine where water is found in the world, how we use it, and the various forms it takes. They observe the refraction of light through a prism, record the day and night sky over a week's time, and create a topographic model of...
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Sub-Sahara Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to a lecture on the geography of sub-Sahara Africa. They then make a poster that illustrates the various landforms and climates that can be found in Africa. Students listen to a lecture on the diversity of African...
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African Geography

For Students 7th - 10th
In this geography skills worksheet, learners identify and define 27 geographic terms and features of Africa in order to prepare themselves to take a chapter test.
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Landforms - Landform Examples in the Philippines (Matching)

For Students 5th - 8th
In this landforms worksheet, students match the landforms to their definitions. Students complete 10 matches on this worksheet and answer true and false and multiple choice questions about landforms in the Philippines.
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Outlandish Landforms

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine landforms. In this world Geography instructional activity, 7th graders research and create a physical model of a chosen landform. They then draw a 2-d paper map of that model.
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What You Can Learn From a Map

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students discover how to interpret maps. In this geography skills lesson, students explore geographic themes as they complete worksheet activities regarding road maps, shaded relief maps, and topographic maps.
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Landform Adventure

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine landforms and bodies of water of Mexico. In this geography skills lesson, 2nd graders use maps to locate types of landforms and bodies of water. Students use the maps to design and create their own maps.
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Americas: Physical Map

For Students 5th - 12th
In this Americas physical map worksheet, students make note of the major landforms and bodies of water located on the North American and South American continents.
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North America: Physical Map

For Students 5th - 12th
In this North American physical map learning exercise, students make note of the major landforms and bodies of water located on the continent.
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Wet Water, Dry Land

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students observe and examine relationship between landforms and bodies of water, recognizing differences between them. Students then define island, peninsula, isthmus, archipelago, lake, bay, straight, system of lakes, and identify land...
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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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Earth

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Earth worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by describing the Earth's layers and the types of rocks and landforms found on the Earth.
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3-D Maps

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create piece of Earth on crumpled drawing paper, including four different types of landforms, two different types of water bodies, and one town. Students then present maps to classmates, identifying different physical...
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Mud in the Water

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners build a soil erosion model to study the importance of soil conservation. They investigate how land forms from both constructive and destructive forces.
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Australia

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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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
Students 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
Students investigate, identify and compare the various geographic terms that can be used to describe the landforms occurring in the Hawaiian islands.
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Title: Rivers as Borders

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students are introduced to the concept of borders. They read maps and identify rivers that separate different countries and states. They examine how or why a landform such as a river border might be the reason for different cultures.
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Springfield Digital Storytelling Project: Landform Riddle

For Teachers 6th
Creative projects and collaborative learning are hallmarks of 21st Century learning skills. Using an iphone, 6th graders create an iMovie which shows a student composed riddle. The riddle needs to be about one of the landforms they have...
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Landform Tag

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore landforms while participating in a physical activity. In this landform instructional activity, 3rd graders  listen to the teacher call out a landform and the students get to a specific area without getting caught by...
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I Can Find that Where? - A Study of Landforms

For Teachers 1st
First graders make landform maps of the United States. In this landform lessons, 1st graders participate in a discussion of local landforms and make a landform map of the United States. They follow the teacher's directions to add plains,...
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Landforms

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars study how landforms affect all aspects of a community. Students work in groups to identify landforms from other works of art. In cooperative groups Young scholars select a work of art depicting a particular land form and...
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Utah "The Right Place"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine pictures of and identify various land features of Utah to gain an understanding of the geographical features of the state.
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I Am A Rock, I Am An Island: Describing Landforms and Bodies of Water

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students identify common landforms and bodies of water from descriptions of distinguishing features. In this landforms and bodies of water lesson plan, students describe the features they see in the pictures given to them.
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Landforms

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students begin their examination of landforms. Using a map, they locate and identify the major landforms on Earth. They discuss how landforms affect the lifestyle of the community and determine which goods and services the community...
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The Earth's Crust

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students use clay to form models of the different landforms and then complete a data table using a map, atlas, or the Internet to locate famous landforms in the United States. Students complete various activities, writing down their...
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Geography Landforms

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars create different landforms by using play dough. In this landforms lesson plan, students make hills, plains, mountains, lakes, and more.
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Changing Landforms

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate different types of landforms. In this landforms lesson, students explore landforms by participating in a WebQuest. Students research the reasons behind landforms changing and create a picture using KidPix.
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Major Landforms

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate weather patterns and climate. In this weather patterns lesson, 7th graders discover different climates according to geographic regions. Students create a video using Animoto.
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The Earth

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students learn about landforms.  In this reading comprehension lesson, students complete a KWL chart about the earth, read a book about the earth, and create a map.  Students include new landform vocabulary words on their maps.
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Mapping Landforms of South Carolina

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders analyze South Carolina maps. In this geography lesson plan, 3rd graders locate the five land regions in the state are and discuss how the regions are different. Students identify the major bodies of water and analyze how...
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Fourth Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 4th
In this social studies worksheet, 4th graders complete multiple choice questions about the climate, landforms, regions, government, and more. Students complete 25 multiple choice questions.
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Fourth Grade Geography

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore geographical features of landforms.  In this geographical features of an island lesson, 4th graders use classroom materials to create an island and construct its landforms.  Students write a description of the...
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How to Use Technology to Teach Landforms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars create a landform table on the computer. For this geography lesson, students use Microsoft Word to design a 3 column table. They list different landforms, examples, and attach a picture of each.
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Landforms

For Students 7th - 9th
In this landforms activity, students answer 2 questions about the major land forms and types of mountains. They match 10 landforms and types of mountains with their definitions.
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Landforms and Physical Regions in the U.S.

For Students 4th - 6th
In this interpreting maps learning exercise, learners study a landforms and physical regions map of the United States. Students answer 6 short answer questions about the 2 maps.
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Cold As Ice

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate how glaciers cause the weathering of landforms. They observe a brick that has been placed on a frozen slab of ice, and discuss the results, comparing them to the movements of a glacier. In small groups, they...
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Geological Features: How Weathering & Erosion Help Create Landforms

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore how the Earth's surface changes resulting in geological features and landforms. They perform a read-a-loud on Thomas Locker's Mountain Dance, complete a KWL chart, and create a landform using plaster of paris.
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Sharing The Land

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate different geographical terms and concepts. This is done with practicing with maps of the United States to find major coasts, lakes, and rivers. They also put together a floor map of the United States. Students create...
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Volcanic Eruption!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students define the three types of volcanoes. They explain how the three volcano types are created and how they change in size and shape. Pupils explain the difference between plutonic and volcanic rocks. Students recognize or...
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Who Are the Aliens in Our Inland Seas?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work in teams to research specific landforms in Great Lakes Watershed, compile information into data table, and write legend explaining landform for children's book. Students then research area surrounding landform, compile...
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Georgia's Regions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students understand that Georgia has 5 main land regions. They are able to identify the geographic regions of Georgia and describe the regions by completing a research project about a given region with 100% mastery.
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Carve That Mountain

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate major landforms (e.g., mountains, rivers, plains, hills, oceans and plateaus). They build a three-dimensional model of a landscape depicting several of these landforms. Once they have built their model, they act as...
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Landforms: Geomorphology of Arkansas

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create large, salt dough maps of Arkansas and the natural regions in the state created by geographical and morphological features.
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Glaciers: Movers And Shapers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine how glaciers are created and how they create landforms with their movement. They design glacier models that show glacial movements of both alpine and continental glaciers.
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Working With Electronic Topography Maps

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Junior geologists examine topographic maps online and learn how to read them. they answer seven associated follow-up questions. This lesson plan is only a general outline and does not provide the details or the websites that you would...
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Common Themes

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders test usefulness of a model Earth by comparing its predictions to observations in the real world.  In this landforms lesson students construct an island from a contour map using model clay then analyze the landscape features...
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Deep Blue: Exploring the Deep Ocean

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine landforms. In this social studies lesson, students bounce a beach ball around in order to discover that seventy percent of the Earth is covered in water. Students
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Tall as a Mountain, Flat as a Plain

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students determine the names of various landforms and design a model of one. For this landforms lesson, examine a topographic globe by passing it around and feeling its surface. They sing a variation of "She'll Be Comin' 'Round the...
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Landforms and Bodies of Water

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this early childhood landforms and bodies of water worksheet, students read a paragraph and then match 6 names of landforms or bodies of water to the appropriate pictures.
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Landforms and Bodies of Water

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this landform/bodies of water worksheet, learners read about the features, then use words from a word box to label features on a picture.
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Landforms And The Oregon Trail

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the historical context for the founding of The Oregon Trail. They conduct research to put together the events that led to the geographical route that was taken. The lesson also strengthens geography skills with...
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United States Landforms: Integrating Media Skills Instruction

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore a variety of landforms in the United States. The industries, crops, populations, and lifestyles of people in the areas are studied.
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I Love the Mountains

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss and define different landforms. They read the book "Our Land", sing a landform song and perform it with motions and then complete a worksheet.
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Traveling to Texas

For Teachers 1st
First graders read "Where the River Begins" by Thomas Locker and discuss the Texan landscape. They use construction paper to make suitcases and then fill them with types of Texan landforms and scenery they might see on a trip to Texas.
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Landforms By Hand: Geography, Map Skills

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Pupils experiment with landform vocabulary by using their own hands and a bar of soap as media.
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The Southeast Region

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students write a song about the southeast region. In this southeast region lesson plan, students view pictures of landforms, hear music, look at maps of states, and more.
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Identify and Describe

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students watch a PowerPoint on landforms and identify landforms and bodies of water by completing a landform puzzle. In this landforms lesson plan, students work in groups to complete the puzzle.
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Texas Geographic Landforms

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders label landforms in Texas by filling out a worksheet and going on the computer. In this Texas landforms lesson plan, 4th graders type in definitions and find examples of landforms in Texas.
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Landforms

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students are introduced to a variety of landforms. In this physical geography lesson plan, students view landforms on a PowerPoint presentation which describes their physical characteristics. After the presentation, students work in...
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Landforms

For Students 3rd
In this landforms worksheet, 3rd graders cut out a set of riddles and match with pictures of landforms, glueing next to each. An answer key is included.
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Landforms

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners research landforms created by tectonic movement.  In this landforms lessons, students discuss caves, canyons, mountains, valleys, and undersea vents and the ecosystems unique to these environments.
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Our Country's Geography

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study geography. In this United States landforms lesson, 3rd graders create a map of the U.S. made out of dough. They use various edible treats to mark the country's capital, the plains, the mountains and the rivers &...
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Geography of Vietnam

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the geography of Vietnam.  For this Geography lesson, 9th graders create a physical and political map of Vietnam. 
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Introduction to Canada’s Landform Regions

For Students 7th - 9th
In this geography skills worksheet, students examine a map of Canada and then respond to 4 short answer questions about Canadian landforms.
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Geography Quiz

For Students 7th - 9th
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and multiple choice questions about geographic features in Europe.
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Geography Skills

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography skills learning exercise, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions about climate regions and geographic features around the world.
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Landforms - Landform Types (Matching)

For Students 4th - 8th
In this landforms worksheet, students match land forms with their definitions. Students complete 11 matches total on this worksheet.
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Understanding Landforms

For Students 4th
In this understanding landforms worksheet, students complete the chart for 5 landforms and fill in the description, cause and an illustration of each.
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Landforms of Iowa

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students observe the landscape and different landforms where they live.  In this landforms lesson students list and define materials that make up their local landforms.
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Create a Planet

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students craft planets from clay. In this geography skills instructional activity, students create model planets that mimic the geographic features found on Earth as well as the other planets. Students conduct research about...
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Creating a 3d Model and Corresponding Topographic Map

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners create a landform model and topographic map. In this topography lesson, students use a real landform to create a model and topographic map to scale.
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The Great Big World Around Us: Globes (Geography)

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover the parts of a globe. In this globe lesson, 2nd graders hear and label the basic terminology associated with globes. They use Google Earth to see landforms and bodies of water. 
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Where in the World is Utah Wheat?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners examine the role of climate and landforms in the use of Utah's land. In this geography lesson plan, students analyze the relationship between geography and agriculture in the state as they examine data regarding wheat production...
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Topographic Maps

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore landforms. In this topographic map lesson, 6th graders examine how geographical features are shown on these maps as they design brochures regarding the skills needed to read and interpret topographical maps.
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Landforms and Erosion

For Teachers K
Students simulate erosion. In this landforms lesson plan, students create a model mountain out of a pile of rocks and simulate rain to discuss the act of erosion. Students explain what happens in their own words and the teacher...
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The Edge of the Lake

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the geography of Nevada. In this map-making lesson, 2nd graders use salt dough to create a relief map of Nevada. Students label the landforms and bodies of water that are studied and specified in the lesson.
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Advanced Crossword Puzzle-Geography

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this geography worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle about basic geographical elements. There are thirteen questions in all.
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Animals and Regions

For Students K - 2nd
In this environment worksheet, students match 4 different animals with the regions they live in by drawing a line from one to the other.
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On the Surface: Landforms

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this landform worksheet, students unscramble letters to form terms that relate to landforms, then match the terms with their description. Students then look for and identify landforms on a physical map.
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Landforms and Resources

For Students 6th - 8th
For this geography worksheet, students find the missing word or phrase that best completes each of the 21 sentences in the paragraph about landforms and resources.
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Matching Places

For Students Higher Ed
In this ESL matching places activity, students will focus on different types of places. Students will respond to 8 questions by analyzing the photos presented and matching the picture with its proper location.
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Landforms

For Students 4th - 6th
For this landforms worksheet, students research, study and identify four of the landforms found in the United States and then draw a picture of each one on the chart provided.
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Erosion

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth science worksheet, students describe the course of the river from its source to the mouth, including shapes of the valleys and erosion processes in each course. Then they identify possible types of erosion that would have...
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Landforms Word Search Puzzle

For Students 6th - 7th
In this types of landforms word search activity, students will find and circle the names of 15 different kinds of landforms such as volcano and mountain.
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Children's Crusade

For Students 8th - 12th
In this geography learning exercise, students read an excerpt about the Crusaders compromised of two of children. They use the map given to determine how far apart each army marched before reaching the Mediterranean Sea. In addition,...
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A Short Report On Landforms

For Teachers 3rd
In this landforms worksheet, students are given a template to write a short report on landforms. The worksheet is folded into four squares to create a small book.
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What on Earth Is in the Earth?

For Teachers K
Students examine and identify the living and non-living elements in soil. Using a sorting sheet, they examine containers of soil that include rocks leaves, dead insects,and trash, among other items. In pairs, students record their...
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Using Kid Pix

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore technology and its uses. They explore Kid Pix software and create pictures displaying their interests. They review their spelling list words and use Kid Pix to choose tools to demonstrate their words. They write...
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Our Country's Landforms

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars investigate the many different landforms that are found throughout the United States. They use the internet and other resources to gather information. The information is used to prepare a multimedia slideshow and to create...
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Where Should We Land?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss the difference between major landforms as a class. In groups, they rate the landforms based on the needs of the community that wish to settle there. They also discuss the push and pull factors of the colonists that made...
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Landform Tag

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore various landforms. They play landform tag while exploring the various types of landforms that are found within the United States. Students locate landforms as they are called by the teacher.
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Canada's Landform Regions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a atlas to identify and describe Canada's Landform region. Using the information they collect, they create a thematic map of the region and describe all of the physiographic regions and the processes that formed them. They...
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Regions of the United States: A Geographic Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use a geographic perspective to investigate different regions of the United States. After a classroom discussion, students draw a map of the regions and describet he climate, natural resources, business and industry, and...
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Topography of Africa

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify key countries in Africa (Algeria, Ethiopia, South Africa). They compare and describe each country's representative landforms (the Sahara Desert, the Great Rift Valley, and the South African veld). Students evaluate the...
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Landforms Slideshow

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify twelve different types of landforms, and create a slideshow about each landform that includes a title, pictures, definitions, conclusions and a reference page.
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Discovering Places & Regions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research physical and cultural features of a place. They practice skills in gathering information from various sources, using tools such as graphic organizers, word processing, multimedia, and use of the Internet.
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Mountain Memories

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a class quilt of the North Carolina Mountains. They research Google and locate pictures of people, places, crafts, and the landforms of the Mountain Region. They write a sentence on their quilt piece explaining its...
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Mapping Elevation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a topographic map of their school grounds. They focus on generating elevation data using GPS. They create Circle Map graphic organizers of various landforms. They share their maps in small groups and compare...
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Coastal Landforms

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore landforms. Using the internet, students research the main landforms. They define landforms and download images into a word document. Students create their own picture-dictionary.
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Sea to Sky

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the Earth's major landforms and how they occur, and how engineers apply this knowledge for the design of transportation systems, mining, and measuring natural hazards. They listen to a teacher-led lecture, match...
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Mississippi Landforms

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use the internet to research the landforms of Mississippi. They write descriptive paragraphs about the area and use peer editing. They create a map of Mississippi as well.
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Canada's Landform Regions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and describe the processes that created the landform regions in Canada. They map the regions and research one region to discover more about it. They present their findings to the class.
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Landforms of Illinois

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discover the primary landforms of Illinois. They examine how those landforms were formed as well. In groups, they research one of the landforms from their vocabulary list. They create their landform in a shoebox and present it...
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The Big Wet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research areas of Australia and other parts of the world characterized by a tropical wet and dry climate.
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Exploring Landforms

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss the different types of landforms throughout the world. They pick one and research and present it to the class.
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Geographic Landforms

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Pupils research different landforms, find photographs of each type of landform and create an illustrated Powerpoint with one slide for each type of landform.
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Postcards from California: A Unit on Geography, Social Studies, History and California's Resources

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine patterns that influence population density in the various regions of California. The unit's three lessons utilize graphic organizers for the interpretation and presentation of data.
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Country Landform Brochure

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create brochures that include landforms, natural resources and pictures of a country that has been researched or studied in class.
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Multiple Intelligence Unit on Landforms

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a group map that has all places labeled and represented in a three dimensional way. They make a topographic map of NYS using various food items and clay.
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Salt Relief Map of Virginia

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a salt relief map of the four regions of Virginia. They indentify land forms and bodies of water, and summarize how they made their project.
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Landform Adventure

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders learn the types of landforms and bodies of water. Then they use geographic terms to describe landforms and bodies of water in Mexico. Activities in this lesson can be taught during a period of 2-3 days.
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Landforms

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify all the geographical landforms along the pioneer trail. They study, and present to the class, at least one geographical landform along the pioneer trail.
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Archaeology at Woods Canyon Pueblo

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research information about the archaeology at Woods Canyon Pueblo, identifying different terminology. Students make a hypothesis about why the ancient Pueblo people chose to live. Students conducts research to support...
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Appreciating The World By Learning About Landforms

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Children can learn about the Earth's landforms and develop a greater appreciation of our world.
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This Land is Our Land

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this landforms activity, students draw four different landforms they saw after they went on a walk in their local area or neighborhood.
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Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest: Science, 4th Grade

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate weather patterns in their home state of Utah. After creating KWL charts, they research weather and geographical data to locate the state's extremes. As an extension, 4th graders write and illustrate books about...
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Looking at Landforms-Based on the Washington Quarter Reverse

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars use a Washington State Quarter to examine different landforms and discuss natural resources. After a class discussion on the items found on a Washington State quarter, students brainstorm a list of natural resources found...
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Glacial Geocaching

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders measure strike and dip of given land features and explain the difference between them. They also look at rock and mineral samples for indentification, along with calculating the density. Finally, information is analyzed...
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Can You Catch the Water?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work together to construct a model of a water catchment basin. They survey water patterns and complete experiments to see where rain travels and collects. They discover how engineers design structures that help with drainage.
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Mississippi Gulf Coast Islands

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a variety of exercises as they study the creation, history, and geography of the Mississippi coastal islands. They discover the natuaral forces that act on the islands and how these forces affect the habitats and...
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Landforms All Around

For Teachers 2nd
Students create a "Landform Dictionary". They develop an overlay map and participate in hands-on activities to identify the key characteristics of landforms. They discuss the plant and animal life of these areas. Handouts for the lessons...
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Utah: Geography

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research the different geographical regions and landforms in Utah.
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Maps: Utah: Geography and Landforms

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research Utah's regions, its climate, resources, and biomes.
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Going Through A Phase

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students are introduced to remote sensing equipment used to gather information about the moon. They learn basic facts about the moon such as size, landforms, temperature and gravitational influence on the earth's tides.
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Landforms and how they change

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers do an experiment to see what happens when rocks are heated and then cooled.
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Eruption Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct research and teach each other about the eruption of Mount St. Helens and identify the major components of the eruption, their characteristics and their effects. They simulate the eruption dramatically.