Is it possible to align NGSS standards and student fun? In a word, yes! The six activities below allow students to explore the world of erosion and weathering in an engaging hands-on approach. Each activity comes with a teacher information sheet and student activity sheets and is appropriate for grades 3-6. This packet contains the resources below.
Weathering of Sugar Cubes
Erosion and Weathering of Crackers
Erosion of Sugar Cubes
Erosion of Penny Rocks
Weathering and Sinkholes
Erosion and Weathering Demonstrations
All Earth Science resources are aligned with NGSS
4- ESS2-1 Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, wind, ice or vegetation.