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Think Like a Geologist

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Teach young scientists to think like geologists with a two-lesson collection that has them examine all kinds of evidence to peel back the layers of geological history. In the first lesson students examine examples of the Principle of...
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Park Ranger in Training

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate rock formations. For this weathering and erosion lesson, students research the causes of rock formations. Students make a presentation about the information they find.
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Relative Ages of Rocks

For Students 7th - 12th
In this ages of rock worksheet, students will review the processes and techniques of determine the age of rocks. Then students will use a rock layer diagram to determine what rock materials are older or younger. This worksheet has 16...
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Earth's Interior

For Students 6th - 10th
For this Earth worksheet, students review the three main layers of the Earth's interior and their specific characteristics. This worksheet has 3 multiple choice, 3 matching, 12 fill in the blank, and 6 short answer questions.
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Great Minds: James Hutton, Founder of Geology

For Students 9th - 12th
Don't get sedimental when you learn the history of geology. The video focuses on James Hutton who, in the 1700s, came up with a theory based on rock layers. Without using any modern dating tools, he was able to theorize the earth was...
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Branches of Earth Science

For Students 5th - 10th
Connect earth science to science occupations and real-life events with this worksheet and activity. After listing the 4 branches of earth science, learners spend some time brainstorming two activities each type of earth scientist might...
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Watch Out for Landslides

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students conduct an experiment.  In this landslides lesson plan, students learn about landslides and discuss how they could minimize the risk of landslides.  Students complete an experiment to see if changing the slope of the land helps...
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Where Oh Where Did the Rainwater Go?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders conduct an experiment to determine how water moves through different soils found in the Apalachicola River watershed. They read a scenario, conduct the experiment, answer follow-up questions, and draw the water movement...
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For Teachers K - 12th
Students explore what is beneath the surface of the earth is one of the jobs of a geologist. Rather than digging up vast tracts of land to expose an oil field, or to find coalbearing strata, core samples can be taken.
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Adventures in Archaeology

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Expose your archaeologists to a variety of vocabulary words that deal with people who work in the fields of archeology, anthropology, and paleontology. Pictures accompany each of the slides so there is a visual associated with each...
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Cupcake Core Sampling

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discuss core samples. In this environment lesson, students experiment discovering what is beneath the surface by using cupcakes as models finding out what sort of layers are found within the cupcakes.
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Percent Deviation Rocks and Minerals

For Students 7th - 12th
In this rocks and minerals learning exercise, students calculate the percent deviation from various mass measurements taken of rocks or minerals. This learning exercise has 10 problems to solve.
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Bellwork for Week 4-Geology and the Periodic Table

For Students 7th - 9th
In this geology and the periodic table activity, students answer nine questions about specific minerals, the patterns in the periodic table, and properties of rocks and minerals.
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Earthquake Safety

For Students 6th - 10th
In this earthquake worksheet, students review what causes the damage during an earthquake and what are the best ways to stay safe during an earthquake. This worksheet has 10 short answer, 1 multiple choice, and 6 fill in the blank...
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Metamorphic Rocks

For Students 9th - 10th
In this geography worksheet, students locate fifteen terms dealing with metamorphic rocks. Answers to the word search are available in various formats.
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Rocks and Minerals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a list of "sparkle words: after reading "Sylvester and the Magic Rock." They record "sparkle words" into their vocabulary. Students chart what they comprehend about minerals Properties. They take a field trip to Rice...
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Map your Schoolyard

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students practice their mapping skills by creating an accurate map of their schoolyard using an aerial photo from the National Map web site. Students include legends, a scale, and a north arrow on their maps.
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Mineral or Maceral Mosaic

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study about geologists and their job. They also study that rocks are made up of minerals and organic material by conducting an experiment where they create their own "granite" or "coal".
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Origin of Coal

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore how coal is formed. They then discuss the information and answer any questions that they may have on the formation of coal. Students then answer questions in reference to the coal discussion and reading.
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Groundwater Pollution Site Assessment

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students study how a geologist examines a hazardous waste spill using an actual site. They use site data to map the spill, find its source and determine how fast the spill is spreading.