Mountains of Erosion
Students study the change in land formations due to water erosion. They work in groups to build a model of a mountain that will be composed of materials that will best withstand water erosion.
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New Review Destructive Forces
Upper elementary learners discover the difference between weathering and erosion and the effect these forces have on the environment. Pupils create water and wind erosion models to observe and record data. Then towards the end of the...
4th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Impact of Climate Change on the Mountain Pine Beetle and Westerns Forests
In the Western Forests there lives a beetle, a mountain pine beetle. Explore the ways in which a once manageable beetle population has grown to unmanageable numbers because of climate change in forest regions. After examining case study...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
To Protect Your Streams, Protect Your Mountains
Students build and experiment with a watershed to understand the effects of pollution. In this movement of water lesson plan, students work in groups creating rock formations and change the viscosity of the liquids falling down the...
5th - 7th Science