This purchase includes a .zip file with all unit materials for a 7th grade unit on the basics of EARTH SCIENCE & THE ROCK CYCLE. This file includes SMARTboard Notebook and PowerPoint lesson presentations, lab experiments, video links, detailed diagrams, class activities, homework assignments, unit assessments, unit projects, quizzes, lesson plans, online activities, review materials, NY state test prep, unit calendars, and more! See below for details.
**IMPORTANT NOTE: There are numerous lesson presentations in the .notebook file format. To access these materials, you will need SMARTboard's Notebook software. It is a program similar to PowerPoint, and you do not need a SMARTboard to use it. It is available for free trial at smarttech.com (go to the Downloads section) or you can always view .notebook files on express.smarttech.com for free.
30 total files
15 full lessons with numerous lab experiments, plus complementary lesson material for greater content expansion (listed below, many topics contain multiple lessons within them)
Below is a list of most of the lessons included. These lessons are also available for individual sale (for about $2-$4 each). Save some money and buy the full unit here! Copy-paste the links provided for more detailed descriptions of the contents included.
In alphabetical order:
-Fossils & Paleontology: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Fossils-Paleontology-2-Lesson-Presentations-Lab-Computer-Activity
-Igneous Rocks: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Igneous-Rocks-Rock-Cycle-Lesson-Presentation-Diagrams-Videos
-Layers of the Earth: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Layers-of-the-Earth-Short-Lesson-Presentation-1-Interactive-Slide-Video
-Metamorphic Rocks: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Metamorphic-Rocks-Lesson-Presentation-Diagrams-Videos
-Mineral Properties & Identification: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Mineral-Identification-Lesson-Presentations-Lab-Experiments-Videos
-Rock Cycle: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Rock-Cycle-Lesson-Presentations-Computer-Activity-Videos-more
-Sedimentary Rocks: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Sedimentary-Rocks-Erosion-Deposition-Lesson-Presentation-Diagrams-Videos
-Topographic Maps & Profiles: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Topographic-Maps-Lesson-Presentations-Lab-Experiments-Activities
-Unit Assessments & Vocab: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Earth-Inside-Out-Unit-Assessments-Vocabulary-List
-Unit Review Materials: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Earth-Inside-Out-Unit-Review-Materials-Lesson-Computer-Activity-more
Plus much more than what is listed here!
*Some lessons include more than 1 day/periods of material, and are counted as such. See lesson links for clear explanations.
Presentations serve as lesson plans that guide the teacher through the entire lesson. Presentations include links to related YouTube videos to increase student engagement (I can help you use YouTube videos in your class, even if your network blocks such sites, just ask).