Geology {Digital & PDF Included}

Geology {Digital & PDF Included}
Geology {Digital & PDF Included}
Geology {Digital & PDF Included}
Geology {Digital & PDF Included}
Geology {Digital & PDF Included}
Geology {Digital & PDF Included}
Geology {Digital & PDF Included}
Geology {Digital & PDF Included}
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6 MB|75 PDF pages, 20 Digital pages
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Geology Unit will provide you with lots of fun, hands-on activities to teach students about the layers of the Earth, tectonic plates, types of rocks, and the rock cycle! EVERYTHING you need to teach a science unit about geology can be found here!

This Geology Unit includes 7 STEM-based science lessons. Students will investigate:

  • the layers of the Earth
  • tectonic plates and types of tectonic plate movements
  • types of rocks
  • rock identification keys
  • the rock cycle
  • weathering, erosion, and deposition

Every lesson is hands-on and incorporates lots of critical thinking. Hands-on components include experiments, demonstrations, technology-based activities, cut and paste activities, and games.

This Geology Unit also comes with:

  • 11 Worksheets
  • 8 Hands-On Activities: Hands-on activities include experiments, demonstrations, and S.T.E.M. challenges.
  • 2 Cut and Paste Activities
  • 2 Entry Tickets
  • 2 Games: Games help students review how to identify and describe the different types of rocks.
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Test
  • 2 Sets of Word Wall Cards: One set of word wall cards with pictures and another set with only the term on each card. 15 word wall cards total.
  • 1 Timeline of Suggested Activities: Provides a timeline for using the activities and experiments included within this set and provides links to websites featuring videos of concepts being taught.
  • Answer keys included throughout
  • PDF & Digital Activities: 11 worksheets, 2 entry/exit tickets, quiz, and test (20 digital pages total) are also available in digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive.

Terms used throughout this Geology Unit:

  • Crust
  • Mantle
  • Outer Core
  • Inner Core
  • Plate
  • Fault
  • Convergent Boundary
  • Divergent Boundary
  • Transform Boundary
  • Weathering
  • Erosion
  • Deposition
  • Igneous Rock
  • Sedimentary Rock
  • Metamorphic Rock

Virginia Science SOL: 5.7

North Carolina Science Standards: 4.P.2.3 & 4.E.2.3

Next Generation Science Standards: 4-ESS1-1, 4-ESS2-1, 4-ESS2-2, & 4-ESS2-3

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Total Pages
75 PDF pages, 20 Digital pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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