NGSS Middle School Standards Covered in this Unit:
Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth's materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.
Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth's systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.
This is a great middle school appropriate unit that has everything you need to make it hands-on and content rigorous instruction. The main topics covered in this unit are Earth's sphere, weathering, Earth's layers, Erosion, deposition, and soil formation. There are many STEM labs integrated into the content to get students excited to learn about our amazing Earth!
Included in this package:
3 Close Reading passages
3 STEM Labs
Oil Spill Clean Up
Notes: 2 forms
PowerPoint in PDF format
Flipped Classroom Youtube video with voice over lecture
Both aligned with student template to help organize notes
Task Cards and recording sheet
Test, Quiz, and Study guide with answer keys
Bellwork and Exit slip
6 Student led centers
Lab videos to walk students through the lab!
Vocabulary Cards for Hands Up, Stand Up, Pair Up
Kahoot Game Link
Technology integration in centers :)
This unit is perfect for an observation!!! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!