Earth Science Labs Bundle - These 9 student-led labs will engage your students and save you a ton of prep time. The Earth Science station lab Bundle is a series of 8 is a plug and play station labs designed to accompany my FREE Mad Science Station Lab Series
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Complete Earth Science 5E Lessons
- Packaged with all the labs below PLUS notes, powerpoints, templates, homework, student choice projects, assessments & more.
Included in the Bundle:
Continental Drift Theory - Wegener’s evidence for continental drift
Plate Boundaries - Convergent, divergent and transform boundaries
Density of Irregular Shaped Objects
Density of Regular Shaped Objects
Properties of Minerals - streak, luster, color, hardness, density, cleavage
Rock Cycle - Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks
Topographic Maps - Elevation change, erosion
Erosion and Weathering
Earth’s Layers - Crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core
There are 9 total stations for each of the labs (plus 2 signs for break stations if needed). Each station includes all of the signage, literature, resources, and task cards for the students to complete them independently or with a group. The labs will also require a few laboratory items that you likely already have in your lab for the Explore It! station.
Explore It! - This station will typically be a hands-on demo or experiment that allows the student to connect the information through application.
Illustrate It! - This station allows the student to sketch or draw out the concept that they are learning. This allows for better recall and retention of new information.
Read It! - At this station students will find a short passage relevant to the content and have to answer 3-4 multiple choice questions about the reading.
Watch It! - Students will watch a short video at this station and answer questions relevant to their learning. This station can be setup with class computers/tablets, SMART board, or even a teachers computer.
Organize It! - The students will be working with a card sorts or manipulatives at this station. These are included with each of my units.
Write It! - At this station the students will be responding to 2-4 short answer prompts that will allow them to communicate their knowledge in complete sentences.
Research It! - This station will be a website that students will go to learn more information about the topic. Students will perform tasks and answer questions on their lab sheet. This station can be setup with class computers/tablets, SMART board, or even a teachers computer. If no computers are available you can double up one of the other stations and replace this module. Easy.
Assess It! - The students will demonstrate their knowledge of the topic using a series of task cards with more formal questions.
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