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A four part now 2,500+ slide PowerPoint slideshow becomes the roadmap for an amazing and interactive science experience. Complete with bundled homework packages, unit notes, answer keys, follow along worksheets, video links, review games, built-in quizzes, hands on activities, and much more.
3 PowerPoint review games (150+ slides each) are also included for a fantastic review opportunity.
Teaching Duration = 4+ Weeks. Please view the 60mb tour of this unit full of additional previews at...
This unit is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core Standards for ELA and Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects. See preview for more information.
This unit includes all of the lessons below in one organized folder....
Entire Curriculum that I offer on TpT.
This unit consists of a four part 2,500 slide PowerPoint presentation, assessment, and class notes that become the road map for an exciting and interactive unit full of lab activities,challenge questions, class notes, discussion questions, project ideas, homework bundle, modified homework, class notes, Review Games, answer Keys, video links, and much more. The units are completely editable and can be changed to fit any curriculum or time requirement.
The Soil and Glaciers Unit covers science topics associated with weathering, soil, and glaciers. This unit includes an interactive and engaging PowerPoint Presentation of 833+ slides with built in class notes (Red Slides), lab activities, project ideas, discussion questions, assessments (Quiz Wiz), and challenge questions with answers. Text is in large print (32 font) and is placed at the top of each slide so it can seen and read from all angles of a classroom. A shade technique, as well as color coding text increases student focus and allows teacher to control the pace of the lesson. Also included is a 10 page assessment / bundled homework called that chronologically follows the slideshow for nightly homework and the end of the unit assessment, as well as a 9 page modified assessment. 20 pages of class notes with images are also included for students who require modifications, as well as answer keys to both of the assessments for support professionals, teachers, and home school parents. 8 video links are provided and a slide within the slideshow cues teacher / parent when the videos are most relevant to play. Video shorts usually range from 2-7 minutes. Three PowerPoint review games are included. Answers to the PowerPoint review games are provided in PowerPoint form so students can self-assess. Lastly, several class games such as guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes, and the find the hidden owl somewhere within the slideshow are provided.
Areas of Focus within The Soil Science and Glaciers Unit: Importance of Soil, Weathering, Mechanical Weathering, Chemical Weathering, Surface Area and Weathering, Mass Movement of Earthen Materials, Soil, Soil Color, Particle Size, Soil Porosity and Permeability, Soil Horizons, Soil Conservation, The Dust Bowl, Erosion, Deposition, Soil Conservation Measures, Glaciers, Types of Glaciers, Ice Ages, Paleoecology, Glacial Landforms.
I also sell all 20 Science Units as a digital hardgood on TpT. This includes all 20 units (50,000+ slides), in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 275 pages of bundled homework that chronologically follows each unit, 175 pages of modified homework, 325 pages of answer keys, 260 pages of unit notes, 37 PowerPoint review games (5000+ slides), 315 videos, hundreds of pages of handouts, First Day PowerPoint, Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide and classroom license.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thank you again and best wishes.
Ryan Murphy M.Ed
Below are the links to the 20 units of study that I offer on TpT for individual purchase. All of these are included in the curriculum purchase.
Physical Science Units
Physical Science Curriculum
Life Science Units
Life Science Curriculum
Earth Science Units
Earth Science Curriculum Bundle
Water, Water Quality, Rivers, Lakes, and Fish Units
Below is a link to view this curriculum in greater detail. You will find a PowerPoint tour, how a unit works guide, curriculum possibilities, standards, and many free samples.
Entire Curriculum I offer on TpT...
Ryan Murphy M.Ed
Science from Murf LLC