We found 54 resources with the concept craters
Impact Craters: A Look at the PastLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The Galle crater on Mars is also known as the Happy Face crater because of its appearance. First, scholars use pebbles and flour to simulate craters and study their properties. They then apply this knowledge to help decipher the history...
3 Unsolved Moon MysteriesLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What do people really know about the moon? Learn about three unsolved moon mysteries: the moon's past magnetic field, lunar sunrises, and what's really inside the moon's craters. An engaging video from the SciShow Space series connects...
Mimas: The Real-Life Death StarLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Saturn's moon Mimas has a unique composition worth studying. Mimas has a crater that was created 4.1 billion years ago that altered its composition from core to surface. Scholars learn these unique characteristics as they view an...
Impact Craters and the K/T BoundaryLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Need an activity about the effects of asteroid impact that's sure to be a hit with the class? Explore the K/T Boundary and the impact responsible for the largest mass extinction, including the dinosaurs, that has been discovered so far....
Are All Asteroids' Surfaces the Same Age?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know scientists can tell the age of an asteroid by looking closely at its craters? This final lesson of a six-part series focuses on two asteroids, Gaspra and Ida, in order to demonstrate the concept of dating asteroids. Scholars...
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Sixth GradeLesson Planet
Four resources make up a collection that breaks down each part of the plate tectonic cycle, developed by Math/Science Nucleus. With pre- and post-labs, discussion topics, and writing assignments, sixth graders take on a hands-on approach to understanding the Plate Tectonics Cycle.
Volcanoes: Second Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Young geologists explore volcanoes with a series of engaging geology activities. First, they learn the difference between magma and lava before coloring and labeling the parts of a volcano. During the lab, individuals watch a...
Volcanoes: Sixth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
Bring a set of pre-lab, lab, and post-lab lesson plans on volcanoes to your earth science unit. Sixth graders explore the three types of volcanoes found on Earth, plot the specific locations of these volcanoes on a map, and investigate...
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
Where Did the Moon Come From?Lesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 8th
Where did the moon come from? See how scientists believe the moon was born from a crash collision between Earth and a rogue planet. And has shaped what Earth is today. This clip could be used to start a class discussion or evoke interest...