Rocks and Soils Graphic Organizer
In this earth science worksheet, 4th graders complete a chart by describing different types of rocks and soils. They search for the specified rocks in their world and describe them using the words in a word bank at the bottom of the page.
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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
Components of Soil and Water Retention
What type of soil holds in moisture the best? Find out with a guided-inquiry based instructional activity in which scholars investigate three types of soil—sand, clay, and silt—and the ability of each to retain waiter for plant growth....
3rd - 5th 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
Volcanic Eruption: Cause and Effect
Volcanoes are one of Earth's most destructive forces, but they also have positive effects. Young vulcanologists create an active model of a volcano, perform an experiment, read articles about the effects of eruptions, and complete a...
4th - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable