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128 resources with the concept mountains

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Landforms and Erosion

For Teachers K
Students simulate erosion. In this landforms lesson, students create a model mountain out of a pile of rocks and simulate rain to discuss the act of erosion. Students explain what happens in their own words and the teacher introduces the...
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Crater Lakes and the Volcanoes of the Cascade Mountains

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners study volcanoes. In this Earth science lesson plan, students read, discuss and take notes on the volcanoes of the Cascade Mountains. This lesson also includes an art project.
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The Mountain Environment - Avalanche!

For Students 4th - 5th
In this environment worksheet, students draw picture that illustrate an avalanche adventure. They draw a free snowfall on a mountain, the engine that is vibrating, the avalanche that traps men, and fill in speech bubbles that tell how...
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The Mountain Environment - Visitors and the Environment

For Students 4th - 5th
In this geography and environment worksheet, students describe the advantages and disadvantages of having visitors in the mountains during the summer. They tell about how the environment is managed in the area that they live in.
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Alaska

For Students 4th - 6th
For this Alaska state worksheet, students research and respond to various questions related to the state of Alaska. They identify and name the state's capital and statehood. Then, students identify and name the motto, bird, flower, and...
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Montana

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Montana worksheet, students respond to 7 questions that are related to the state of Montana. First, they identify and name the state's capital and when it became a state. Then, students identify and name the state's motto, bird,...
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California

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this California instructional activity, students respond to 7 questions that are related to the state of California. First, they identify and name the state's capital and when it became a state. Then, students identify and name the...
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Colorado

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Colorado worksheet, learners respond to 7 questions that are related to the state of Colorado. First, they identify and name the state's capital and when it became a state. Then, students identify and name the state's motto,...
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Mountain Puzzle

For Students 1st - 7th
In this mountain puzzle, students identify famous mountain ranges. Examples include Blue Ridge, Smokies, and Rockies. A list of 15 mountains and mountain ranges are provided to assist students in their search.
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Everest Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies activity, students find the words about Mt. Everest and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Extreme Elevations

For Teachers 5th
In this geography worksheet, 5th graders work in groups in order to locate and graph mountains found on all the continents of planet earth.
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Water, Rivers & Topography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the topography of Idaho and the importance of surface water and drainage. using digital maps, they inspect the courses of major rivers, Yellowstone Hot Spots, and the natural landscaping of Pocatello. Students explore...
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How Geography Affects the Economy: St. Lucia

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine how the geography of St. Lucia affects its economy. They draw a mental image of St. Lucia and its location in relation to other places. They examine images of the island and read about its banana crops before...
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Landform Tag

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore various landforms. They play landform tag while exploring the various types of landforms that are found within the United States. Students locate landforms as they are called by the teacher.
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Mountain Building

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Teacher prepares four layers of Plasticine stacking layers on top of each other to create a model of how rocks within the earth can be folded creating anticlines and synclines below the surface and mountains and valleys on the surface.
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Key Figures of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students gain general knowledge of the goals, route, participants, and significance of the 1899 Harriman Expedition. They link names of glaciers, fiords, mountains, flora and fauna with names of the 1899 Harriman Expedition...
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Sea to Sky

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the Earth's major landforms and how they occur, and how engineers apply this knowledge for the design of transportation systems, mining, and measuring natural hazards. They listen to a teacher-led lecture, match...
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Forces that Change the Land

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students conduct Internet research find information about the following landforms: mountains, canyons, and valleys. They create travel brochures of their findings.
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Geologic Maps

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore geologic maps. They locate specified mountain ranges and faults on maps. Students compare and contrast the characteristics of mountain ranges and faults. They identify rivers, mountains and locate Z rocks.
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Moving Mountain

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students read an essay and answer questions.  In this moving mountains lesson students divide into groups and perform an experiment. 
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San Francisco Bay Watershed

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students locate important landmarks on a map and explore the watersheds in California. In this watershed lesson students complete a worksheet and discuss what they learned. 
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Landforms

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students observe the landforms around them. In this landforms instructional activity, students go outside the classroom and observe the world around them. Inside the classroom they discuss and draw pictures of what they saw outside,...
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What is the Earth's Surface Like?

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Earth's surface worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by writing in 1 main idea and 4 supporting details describing the Earth's surface.
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Getting Down the Mountain

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this getting down the mountain activity, students complete a maze puzzle with a skier. First, they cover the things on the mountain that do not belong on the mountain. Then, students cut out the skier at the bottom of the sheet and...