WNet School - The Dynamic Earth (Grades 3-8)
Students are introduced to the nature of earthquakes and volcanoes. Students learn about the effects of earthquakes from eyewitnesses to the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906
Lesson: The Seasons
Demonstrate that seasons exist because of the tilt of the earth and its impact on the intensity of the sunlight at a given location.
ERIC : Erosion
Appropriate for grades K-4. The following activities will
demonstrate to students 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.
WNet : The Dynamic Earth
Gr.3-8. Students are introduced to the nature of
earthquakes and volcanoes. Students learn about the effects of
earthquakes from eyewitnesses to the great San Francisco earthquake of
1906 (pictured below). They learn about how earthquake intensity is
measured, where earthquakes occur (by studying real-time data), and what
global patterns exist. They will then compare earthquake patterns to
8 lesson plan/activities
to Craters of the Moon
A Curriculum on Monument Geology,
History and Ecology for Grades 5-6. Includes worksheets.
A Global View of the Earth
Developed by: Carolyn Merry, Ph.D
Curriculum Materials for 5th to 8th Grade Level Students and Teacher's Kit.
Contains worksheets and lesson plans.
Exploring the Environment Modules and Activities
Good site for teaching Earth Sciences. For grades 7.12
Global Change for The Basic Mathematics Student by Paul Cochrane
This paper will be presented to a group of basic geometry students. Basic geometry is a level III mathematics course.
Solar System Bowl by Jane Whaling
GRADE LEVEL/SUBJECT: 3-5; science, astronomy.
This lesson is designed for review of the solar
system. It is fun for students and involves cooperative
THE EARTH, SUN, AND MOON
GRADE LEVEL first and second grade.
This unit is being taught to help the children understand the different objects in space and their importance in our world.