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20 resources with the concept mechanical weathering

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Weathering

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
What do thunderstorms wear under their raincoat? Thunderwear! Thunderstorms are only one cause of weathering included in this STEM lesson plan. Young scientists investigate the causes of weathering, develop and test a question, and...
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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...
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Weathering and Erosion

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through a presentation, class members explore the two different types of weathering, mechanical and chemical, see how these forces change the earth, and delve into how soil forms because of weathering.
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How Boulders Are Born

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Want your class to rock? Then try this boulder activity. Pupils learn about a specific boulder field and use edible materials to demonstrate the geological processes that formed this unique feature. Weathering, erosion, and mass wasting...
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Caves, Canyons, Cactus, and Critters

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Mother Nature's Gravel Company is open for business! The unit includes four lessons covering weathering and erosion. Experiments are simple to complete and young geologists compare notes to see who makes the biggest ice wedge, moves...
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Weathering and Erosion

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How does water help shape Earth's landforms? This is the focus of a video that describes how mechanical weathering and chemical weathering help shape Earth's geologic features.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Slip Slidin' Away

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate mechanical weathering as a form of erosion. In this erosion lesson, students, define weathering and erosion before determining how the Earth's surface is in a constant state of change. They watch a video, access...
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Weathering & Erosion

For Teachers 4th - 8th
First educate, and then quiz viewers on the ins and outs of weathering and erosion. At a level appropriate for upper elementary or middle school earth scientists, these slides display animated graphics and photos. The first 22 slides...
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Weathering and Soil

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
From types of rocks to types of weathering, learners gain knowledge on minerals, composition of soil, and the effects of weathering on Earth.
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Weathering

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this weathering worksheet, young scholars investigate the effects of water and acid on limestone. They form a hypothesis for both and experiment to find the results.
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Types of Weathering

For Students 9th - 12th
In this weathering worksheet, students compare the two types of weathering: mechanical and chemical. This worksheet has 11 matching questions.
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Weathering Walk

For Students 7th - 9th
In this weathering worksheet, students walk around campus and observe ten examples of both mechanical and chemical weathering. They answer questions related to their observations.
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Weathering

For Students 6th - 12th
In this weathering worksheet, learners will read through 15 statements and determine if the example given represents mechanical or chemical weathering.
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Types of Weathering

For Students 9th - 12th
In this weathering worksheet, students compare mechanical and chemical weathering and give an example of each type of weathering listed. This worksheet has 2 graphic organizers.
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Weathering

For Students 7th - 12th
In this weathering worksheet, learners will read about how landforms called "tors" are formed from weathering. Then students will fill in a chart with the weathering actions involved in forming the tors.
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Weathering and Erosion

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Just how powerful is erosion? Interested scientists learn how to identify the results of erosion with a series of lab activities. They move through stations to experiment with different types of erosion and then design and complete their...
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The Rock Cycle

For Students 9th - 12th
Aren't all rocks the same? High school earth scientists can say "definitely not!" after viewing the second in a series of seven videos. Beginning with an easy analysis and comparison of sandstone and granite, class members follow the...