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351 resources with the concept erosion

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Biodiversity in Illinois-Pond Habitats

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders construct a pond habitat in the classroom using a small swimming pool partially filled with water, real cattails, a tree log adjoining, and plastic animal life appropriate to a pond setting. They examine the frog in detail...
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Wave Erosion Lesson

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the effects of waves as they erode coastal land. They discover how the power of water can change the appearance of land formations.
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Life Giving Rivers

For Teachers 3rd
Students examine the world's rivers in this six lessons unit which mingles science with social studies. The dynamic forces that create erosion in nature are also seen as habitats and ecosystems that are affected by environmental and man...
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School Garden

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the areas around their school to determine the best place to put a garden or a pond based on the amount of erosion in specific areas. They develop a plan for creating a school garden that might eliminate the erosion.
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A Rocky Situation

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders conduct experiments with rocks to observe weathering. They read books, examine websites and watch a video to examine how rocks break down into soil.
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Forces of Change

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss various ways in which landforms change over time. They, in groups, research and create a reference book about landform change including tsunamis, earthquakes, weathering, erosion and volcanic eruptions.
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Erosion

For Teachers K - 4th
Students study various types of erosion. The purpose of these activities is to increase students awareness to the point where they can make intelligent decisions on proper land use.
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Wonderful Waves - Ocean Waves and Erosion

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine how waves are generated by wind, create a model that uses wind to create waves and conduct an experiment that demonstrates the effect that waves have on the coastline.
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Junior Engineering Surface Water

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students experience the effects of pollution and erosion on a model of a watershed and explore ways to change the outcome.
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Water Erosion

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders observe erosion. In this water erosion lesson, 4th graders complete a lab to recreate what occurs during the process of erosion by water. This lesson includes a link for a video on erosion.
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Erosion Exploration

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the factors that increase soil erosion. They identify how the environment is affected by erosion. In small groups, 9th graders research erosion problems in various locations. Groups brainstorm ideas to help...
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Post-settlement landscape evolution

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use this example, a field laboratory in introductory geology becomes a test of a hypothesis: Does the model proposed by Stanley Trimble for Coon Creek, Wisconsin adequately describe the history of post-European-settlement...
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How Waves Can Affect Erosion.

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research how waves can affect erosion. They perform experiments to discover how breakwater can affect the amount of erosion that occurs. Students explore with three different types of soil: gravel, sand, clay & silt. ...
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Investigating Erosion in an Outdoor Classroom

For Teachers 1st
First graders observe the effects of erosion. They work in groups to simulate erosion in a streambed, participate in class discussion, read books about fossils and rocks and then go on a fossil hunt.
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Looking At Water: a Walking Field Trip

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders observe the effects of water on the soil and record those effect by drawing sketches of water erosion and conservation practices.