This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
7A. the teacher understands the structure and composition of the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems.
7B. understands the transfer of energy within and among Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems.
7C. understands the scope of geologic time and the continuing physical changes of the Earth through time."
First PowerPoint lesson in the unit on rocks and the rock cycle. PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and links to short videos relating to the topic. Instructor notes are included in the PowerPoint slide sorter-section to further explain or clarify the subjects. A class activity is included at the end of each lesson and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at kahoot.it is also included as a link in the last slide.
A separate student note guide is available to go with the PowerPoint lesson. An ActivInspire review of this lesson is also available.
All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; worksheets; activities and assessments can be found under "Earth/Space Complete Unit II Rocks and the Rock Cycle" zip file folder.
Terms in this lesson include:
Mt. St. Helens
Pacific Ring of Fire
Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "Rock Cycle and Igneous Rocks"
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