Weathering and Erosion: Inquiry Based Unit

Weathering and Erosion:  Inquiry Based Unit
Weathering and Erosion:  Inquiry Based Unit
Weathering and Erosion:  Inquiry Based Unit
Weathering and Erosion:  Inquiry Based Unit
Weathering and Erosion:  Inquiry Based Unit
Weathering and Erosion:  Inquiry Based Unit
Weathering and Erosion:  Inquiry Based Unit
Weathering and Erosion:  Inquiry Based Unit
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This mini-unit includes 4 inquiry based activities to help students develop a conceptual understanding about weathering and erosion.
Activity 1: There She Blows: Students investigate wind erosion using a straw and sand.
Activity 2: Sticks and Stones: Students investigate water erosion with a mudslide simulation.
Activity 3: Sugar Cube Shake: Students investigate mechanical weathering with a sugar cube experiment.
Activity 4: Chemical Weathering: Students investigate the impact of chemical weathering using temperature as a variable.
Activity 5: Weathering and Erosion Bingo: Students wrap up the unit by playing Weathering and Erosion Bingo. This serves as a great review of vocabulary. A supplemental thermometer reading practice is also included.
An optional post test and grading rubric are also included.

This mini-unit is aligned to NGSS Standards. It is also available in a bundle with a Rocks and Earth's Crust Mini Unit at a discounted price:

Earth Science Bundle


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Total Pages
26 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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