We found 393 reviewed resources for geological features
Make Your Own Mountains! - #sciencegoalsLesson Planet
4 mins K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
In a world where plate tectonics have helped create Earth's geological features, it is an ever-changing process. Show young scientists a video that demonstrates the movement of Earth's plates to create fold mountains.
A Brief History of Geologic TimeLesson Planet
12 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do scientists know the history of Earth before humans—or any mammals—existed? An epic "Eons" series video explains the larger history of geologic time. It highlights the eons, eras, periods, epochs, and ages scientists use to divide...
Geological Effects of Plate TectonicsLesson Planet
8th CCSS: Designed
Don't get your classes all shook up about plate movement, instead use a thorough unit that guides learners to an understanding of plate tectonics. The lessons incorporate a study of the types of plate boundaries and their effects on the...
Look But Don’t Touch—Exploration with Remote SensingLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Mars is home to the tallest mountain in our solar system, Olympus Mons. For this set of two activities, learners review geologic land formations through the analysis of aerial maps. They then apply this knowledge to aerial maps of...
Geological Features of Latin AmericaLesson Planet
9th - 10th
The rainforest, the Andes Mountains, and the Amazon River are all featured in this simplistic slide show. Intended to show the major geological features common to Latin America, this presentation provides only three geological areas and...
Four Ways to Understand the Earth's AgeLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Cartoon children compare the earth's age to timescales that we understand:a calendar year, the thickness of a book, the human lifespan. This smart film clip is definitely worth adding to your geologic timescale lesson! If you subscribe...
Geological Features: How Weathering & Erosion Help Create LandformsLesson Planet
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.
The Unusual Formation of the Hawaiian IslandsLesson Planet
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How are the Hawaiian Islands different from other island chains? Discover the surprising geologic history of Hawaii with a video from a cool physics playlist. The narrator takes a hike with some geologists and discusses mantle plume...