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Environment: Erosion Boxes

Fourth graders discover how the processes of erosion and weathering alter the physical characteristics of the environment. In a student log,they record the various types of erosion and list ways to prevent it. Using clear, plastic boxes, 4th graders construct erosion trays containing sand, small rocks, and sod to demonstrate the effects of erosion.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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  • Vocabulary
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