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This unit combines NGSS Earth Systems standards with Wisconsin geological history and geography. Students learn through multiple sources of literature and by making observations in stream tables and of rocks.
There are materials that you will need to gather such as stream tables, river rocks, Wisconsin road maps, pennies, and some trade books.
Students take part in a performance assessment and have lessons full of activity and engagement.
Fourth grade CCSS in reading, writing, and math are also used and laid out.
Fourth grade NGSS performance expectations addressed in this unit 4-ESS1-1, 4-ESS2-1, 4-ESS2-2, 4-ESS3-2
NGSS Core Disciplinary Ideas used are: ESS1.C, ESS2.A, ESS2.B, ESS2.E, ESS3.B