Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

27 reviewed resources

28 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet

Set Up a Remote Collection for Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
This collection is designed to help you get started with remote learning. We provide an overview of basic strategies and combine them with some tools and resources for you to consider.
Lesson Planet

Build a Watershed

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What's the best way to learn how watersheds work? Build one! Combining engineering, the water cycle, and ecology concerns, the activity is the perfect fit for an interdisciplinary unit. Teams construct a model watershed with simple...
3 In 3 Collections
Lesson Planet

A Moving Crust

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Young scientists piece together the geological puzzle that is the earth in the third and final lesson of this earth science series. With the help of numerous multimedia resources and a series of engaging hands-on activities, students...
Lesson Planet

Study Jams! Weather Instruments

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Concise, yet complete, this set of seven slides describes with photos and text the different basic instruments for measuring weather factors. After viewing, young meteorologists will be able to talk about how to measure humidity, wind...
Lesson Planet

Study Jams! Landforms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
First-class photographs dazzle your class as they are acquainted with Earth's various landforms. To reinforce learning, they can take a multiple-choice quiz, sing along to a karaoke song, or review key vocabulary terms, all on this...
Lesson Planet

Next Generation Science Standards

For Students K - 12th Standards
Are you having trouble deciphering the Next Generation Science Standards on the website, or just trying to find the standards for your grade in a quick-and-easy format? If so, here is a free and easy-to-navigate app made with you in mind.
Lesson Planet

Utah Open Textbook: 4th Grade Science

For Students 4th Standards
How does weather affect Earth? Learners understand the characteristics of water and make predictions about weather patterns. They recognize how water and weather affects rocks and minerals through erosion. They also learn about fossils...
Lesson Planet

Rocks

For Students 4th Standards
Five short answer questions follow an informational reading passage that details the three different types of rocks—sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic—and their rock cycle.
Lesson Planet

It All Runs Downhill

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Examine how pollution makes its way into an ocean with help from a model watershed. Scholars use household items to recreate a mini-watershed, equipped with pollutants, that when mixed with rain drain into a model's body of water. After...
Lesson Planet

Destructive Forces

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
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...
Lesson Planet

The Water Cycle — A Placemat for Kids

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
What better time to reinforce a concept than when you're eating? Boost scholars' knowledge of the water cycle with an eye-catching placemat featuring playful raindrops and bright colors. 
3:49
Lesson Planet

Make Your Own Erosion! - #sciencegoals

For Students K - 5th Standards
Join Jessi as she shows viewers how water contributes to the process of erosion while using soil and water in a home demonstration.
Lesson Planet

The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip—Wildfires

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
The droughts across the United States are becoming more of a concern every day with less rain and drier climates. Learn important fire weather safety rules and be prepared for wildfires while taking a virtual field trip with The Weather...
Lesson Planet

The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Tornadoes

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Tornadoes are violent and destructive, yet most people are fascinated by them. Topics such as safety and emergency preparedness are covered, in addition to hands-on activities like making a tornado in a bottle and plotting/mapping...
Lesson Planet

The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Hurricanes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Take the class on a virtual field trip to look into the eye of the storm. Elementary and middle school scientists learn about hurricanes, how they form, and safety precautions to lessen the impact of hurricane disasters. Most importantly...
Lesson Planet

The Right Tool for the Job

For Students K - 5th Standards
Is a saw a tool? What about a thermometer? Discover the applications of various tools with a worksheet that accompanies a matching card game. Learners search for tools from a stack of cards and circle its match on their worksheet. 
Lesson Planet

Weathering and Erosion Science Lab Activity

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Weathering and erosion labs have never been sweeter! Construct three different experiments to observe the affects that water, ice, and crumbs have on a frosted graham cracker and identify the changing process each test represents.
Lesson Planet

What Are Minerals?

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Take young geologists on a trip through the rock cycle with this series of four earth science presentations. Beginning with an exploration of minerals and the different properties they exhibit, this resource goes on to explore...
Lesson Planet

Glaciers and Water

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Explore the amazing power of glaciers with a hands-on earth science experiment! After first learning basic background information, learners go on to create their very own chunks of frozen water and gravel in order to observe first-hand...
Lesson Planet

Mystery Planet

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
What can one learn about a planet based on a small surface sample? Learners will explore artifacts from a mystery planet and see what they can determine about the planet based on the evidence in front of them. 
Lesson Planet

Weathering and Erosion

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
A set of forty PowerPoint slides supports a lecture or class review of weathering and erosion. Viewers learn the definition of each and examine various photos for evidence. Erosion is further depicted as caused by wind, water, and ice....
Lesson Planet

Breaking it Down

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
After challenging themselves to correctly choose the form of erosion and length of time required for a given landform to develop, earth science class members model mechanical and chemical weathering with various lab demonstrations over...
Lesson Planet

Slump Model

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Although it appears that this cut-out paper model makes a welcome activity, it is challenging to construct. It displays a square area of a town on a plateau undergoing slump or slope movement. While it is an outstanding model, the time...
Lesson Planet

Study Jams! Weathering & Erosion

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
RJ argues that playing the video game, Super Duo Breaker and Whoosh, is a good way to study for a quiz on weathering and erosion. The game character Mr. Breaker breaks things down and the character Mr. Whoosh carries them away in the...