Weathering & Erosion | Investigation Booklet Printable & Digital

The Owl Teacher
Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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  • Google Apps™
23 pages
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The concepts of weathering and erosion are important ones to teach for understanding the earth's changing surface. Your students will be able to complete a hands-on investigation with this tabbed booklet, in addition to practicing skills in other content areas, such as reading and writing. Help your students learn more about weathering, eroding, and more!

**This product is located in my Slow and Fast Changes of the Earth Booklets Bundle! You save 20% by buying the bundle!**

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This product covers:

✓ Terms such as weathering, mechanical weathering, chemical weathering, erosion, gravity, and deposition

✓ The causes and effects of weathering and erosion

✓ The types of weathering and erosion

✓ Difference between weathering and erosion

✓ How erosion can be slowed

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Review of important vocabulary

✓ Differentiated reading comprehension sheets (LL and HL sheets)

✓ Text-dependent questions that focus on reading skills

✓ Science lab investigation - students create molds, then attempt to "erode" them

✓ Critical thinking and writing prompt

✓ Teacher and student directions

A Google Slides version so that you can have your students complete it digitally if you prefer!

✓ Tabbed booklet printables- 2 to a page and a larger version 1 per page
✓ Color and B/W printable versions
✓ Answer keys

.… and so much more!

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ As a supplement to an already established program

✓ Science centers or literacy centers

✓ An introduction lesson

✓ Teacher demonstrations

✓ Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work

✓ An integration lesson

✓ Warm-up activities


Other Buyers Have Said:

"Simple and fun resource that even my 2nd graders were able to successfully use. We incorporated this 'tab-bit' style of booklet into our erosion stations and the students worked in small groups with success. Thanks so much!" (Thank you, Debra W.!)

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Other Related Products You May Enjoy:

Volcanoes Investigation Tabbed Booklet

Density and Buoyancy Tabbed Booklet

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Final Notes:

If you see ANYTHING that needs modifying, or if you have any questions, please contact me via the Q&A. I take my product creation and your satisfaction very seriously! Thanks!

This product is perfect for meeting your science standards and for integrating the Common Core Reading Standards (CCSS)!

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Total Pages
23 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.


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