Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

Students will work with a partner to research various forms of erosion. They will analyze satellite images looking for erosion due to running water, wave action, wind, and weather. Based upon this research, students will create three PowerPoint slides to visualize change over time.

Subjects:

  • Career & Technical Education > General
  • Education > General
  • Educational Technology > General
  • Information & Media Literacy > General
  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Botany
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > Life Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Environment ecology ecosystem bionetwork environmentalism conservationism

Language:

English

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License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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None
Update Standards?

SCI.5.7.B: Science

recognize how landforms such as deltas, canyons, and sand dunes are the result of changes to Earth's surface by wind, water, and ice;

SCI.6.2.E: Science

analyze data to formulate reasonable explanations, communicate valid conclusions supported by the data, and predict trends.

SCI.6.4.A: Science

use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze information, including journals/notebooks, beakers, Petri dishes, meter sticks, graduated cylinders, hot plates, test tubes, triple beam balances, microscopes, thermometers, calculators, computers, timing devices, and other equipment as needed to teach the curriculum; and

SCI.7.8.B: Science

analyze the effects of weathering, erosion, and deposition on the environment in ecoregions of Texas; and

SCI.8.2.E: Science

analyze data to formulate reasonable explanations, communicate valid conclusions supported by the data, and predict trends.

SCI.8.4.A: Science

use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze information, including lab journals/notebooks, beakers, meter sticks, graduated cylinders, anemometers, psychrometers, hot plates, test tubes, spring scales, balances, microscopes, thermometers, calculators, computers, spectroscopes, timing devices, and other equipment as needed to teach the curriculum; and

SCI.8.9.C: Science

interpret topographic maps and satellite views to identify land and erosional features and predict how these features may be reshaped by weathering.
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