Be a Geologist
In this geology instructional activity, students answer questions about a rock they have. Students choose words to describe the rock, measure and weigh the rock, draw a picture of it and write about it.
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The Theory of Plate Tectonics
Don't let this plate tectonics resource slip past you! Taken straight from the pages of a McGraw-Hill science textbook, this document provides a reading passage with maps and reading comprehension questions that support learners as they...
4th - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Plate Tectonics: Fourth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
The pre-lab portion of the lesson introduces emerging geologists to the various layers that make up Earth. After completing a sheet on the identification of the layers, class members simulate plate boundaries and their...
4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Section Four: How Can We Protect Biodiversity?
Look into the future with a instructional activity on biodiversity and natural habitats. Learners read articles about different perspectives when it comes to planning future development, and decide which angle is the highest priority in...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
K - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New England's Ground Water Resources
Learn all about where ground water is stored, how it moves, and how it is accessed in a detailed and thorough 10-page reading. Whether supplementing reading for an existing environmental or earth science course or providing background...
4th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable