Great hands-on lab activity using Skittles to show weathering and erosion in action. My students (6th graders) have always loved this lab activity.
I have provided very simple instructions to follow and it is in the 3 Part Lesson format-Opening, Work Period, and Closing. Enjoy!
The handouts tell
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Understanding the difference between weathering and erosion can be challenging for students. In this engaging Skittles lab packet, students will get hands on experience with weathering and erosi
This is a lab sheet that I created to go along with the very popular erosion lab that takes place in 3 separate 2 liter bottles. Enjoy :)
I did get the photo from Deandra's Crafts.
This is a BUNDLE of my two best sellers: Skittles Weathering & Erosion Lab and Erosion Lab.
Helping students to understand the difference between weathering and erosion can be challenging. Both resources are very engaging erosio
Complete lesson plan including
• answer key
• step by step implementation guide
• 4 stations (one on each type of erosion - wind, water, gravity, and glaciers).
These are hands-on stations with readily available household type materials. They can be done as a jigsaw activity, where each grou
This resource includes a hands-on science lab on weathering and erosion. It also includes a CLOSE Reading Lesson and a three page nonfiction article on weathering and erosion. Interactive Notebook flaps and folds and response pages are included.
Aligned with NGSS for 4th grade
Teachers Need to Know:
This observation lab will walk your students through understanding how different types of erosion impacts earth's landforms.
Estimated time: 60 min.
- Enough clear tubs for each group
- Sand, dirt, sticks, rocks
- Ice cubes
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Help students understand the challenging difference between weathering and erosion in a real-world scenario. Landslides happen frequently due to many causes. In this engaging lab packet
This is a great virtual lab for teaching students about weathering and erosion, but not having to deal with the mess of sand trays and water all over the classroom. It is also great to use as a make-up lab if a student misses a hands on weathering and erosion lab.
Students watch a video on the wea
This is a simple, yet effective, way to help students understand the difference between weathering and erosion. The only supplies needed are sugar cubes, salt, straws, and water. It's a great hands-on activity that encourages student engagement.
This pack includes 3 different differentiated lab reports (intervention, on and above grade level) It includes and student and teacher rubric that is based on the standard. It also includes an investigation sheet students can use to record their data.
THIS ENTIRE RESOURCE IS NGSS ALIGNED! This complete lab includes directions for THREE MINI-LABS that focus on weathering and erosion in different types of ecosystems. Students create models that represent weathering and erosion on beaches, deserts, and forests. Students are also asked to look at pos
In this lab, students will first model how erosion on a beach can wash away the sand and ultimately a home. Next, students will discover three ways that erosion can be slowed and the house can be saved. I do this lab as a whole group model, but I have also included a lab sheet that students could us
Designed to allow students to observe the processes involved in coastal erosion, especially in relation to recent events involved with Hurricane Sandy. Materials Needed - A decent sized bin, sand, and water.
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Students will learn first hand about factors that cause erosion with this lab. Materials needed per group: metal or disposable paint pan, sand, rubber tubing, water, textbooks and rocks. Students will build a stream table with sand and a paint pan. They will observe how the depth of the channel, sha
A three day lab where students explore what affects acid (or acid rain) can have on a natural product (an egg). Students are amazed how after three days, the acid (vinegar) has completely dissolved the outer shell of the egg!!! Lab can be taken further by placing the shell-less egg into water to w
ESS2-2 History of the Earth
Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales. [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on how processes change Earth’s surface at time and spatial scales that can be large (such as s
Bring learning to life for students with this erosion lab! Students proceed through the scientific process to investigate the effects of erosion on land surfaces with a YouTube video modeling erosion. Engaging and authentic, students finally understand erosion!
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Students will study how gradient, discharge and load affect the erosion along a river's channel by doing hands-on experiments. After the experiments they complete a worksheet assessing what they learned. Answer key is included. I hope you enjoy this product.
I put together this lab for my 6th grade students in order to enrich their understanding of the difference between weathering and erosion. This download includes a lab handout that student are to fill out during the experiment to record data, and answer questions.
This also includes the answer key
This Rocks and Minerals unit contains activities you can use to enhance your unit.
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READING COMPREHENSION PAGES
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Weathering and Erosion Station Lab - Students will love you for providing them with a hands-on experience when learning about Weathering and Erosion.
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This is a comprehensive slow changes to the earth (weathering, erosion, and deposition) interactive notebook. Inside you will find:
*Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition foldables- Definitions of each
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It is full of supplemental materials: standards, notebook print
One of my favorite lessons to use when teaching about the Earth's changing surface is this Skittles Erosion Lab. I noticed the need for a printable that my students could use to guide them through the experiment and solidify the concepts I wanted them to pull out. Thus this student sheet was created
This is a bundle of my science interactive notebooks having to do with earth science! This ends up currently being 115 student pages. Included are 20 mini labs/labs and 80+ foldables/activities. For all pages, teacher directions and pictures are included. Right now, this has five different interacti
This lesson includes an LDC common core lesson on erosion that focuses on the Dust Bowl. Includes a pre-reading activity, article (written on a 6.5 grade level), reading guide, close reading activity, writing prompt and framework, erosion lab and extension activity (erosion sign). Everything is rea
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This HUGE rock cycle, minerals, and soil unit BUNDLE is a hands-on, interactive science/literacy unit focusing on cooperative learning activities. This was written for Utah 4th graders but isn't specific only to Utah. The focused rocks are sandstone, conglomerate, shale, limestone, gneiss, schist, m
This is the bundled Earth Science Unit on Minerals, Rocks, and Soil! Descriptions for each mini unit is listed below! If you need lessons, PowerPoints, and activities on all three topics, it is best to purchase this bundle! By doing so, you will get one whole mini unit for FREE!!
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This contains A YEAR'S WORTH OF SCIENCE LABS. The labs are a mixture of nineteen experiments and crafts as well as two take-home type projects that I use for test grades. Most can be complete in less than 30 minutes, but some might take as much as one hour. This packet includes the following labs:
This comprehensive unit thoroughly explores weathering, erosion and deposition by water, ice, wind, living organisms, gravity, temperature and human activity. Phenomena such as sink holes, caverns, etc. that occur as as result of erosion and deposition are presented. Students are then guided through
This is a quick lab that you can use to engage students and integrate STEAM and Literacy! Florida Standards are included for all activities. This is a sand erosion lab that presents students with a problem that needs to be solved. Materials are needed.
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When you purchase this item, you will receive an exciting lesson, simulation, and lab to complete with your students that gives them more insight into the ba
This Review Game includes 25 question, increasing in difficulty for each category, on rocks, minerals, weathering, erosion, and lab science. It is a fun way to review these earth science topics before a test is given.
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Physical or Chemical Weathering Matching Activity and Answer Key
Physical and Chemical Weathering Lab including Teacher Page
Erosion, Weathering and Deposition Matching Activity and Answer Key
Causes of Erosion La
Your students will love making erosion movie trailers, and they’ll become experts in erosion along the way! Erosion used to be a tough and boring objective for my 2nd graders until I explained to them that wind and water are like monsters who cause damage to the soil and flowers are like heroes with
This Next Generation Science aligned product addresses Earth's Systems Standard 4-ESS2-1: Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.
The product contains 3 instructional/content posters, 5 simple
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Organizing Idea: Living Things interact with mankind.
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4 week Unit includes:
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