THIS ENTIRE RESOURCE IS NGSS ALIGNED! This complete lab includes directions for THREE MINI-LABS that focus on weathering and erosion in different types of ecosystems. Students create models that represent weathering and erosion on beaches, deserts, and forests. Students are also asked to look at possible prevention methods for erosion. THIS IS STUDENT-TESTED AND APPROVED! Students remember this lab and the concepts taught.
This lab includes CLEAR DIRECTIONS FOR THE LAB; DATA TABLE; CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS; AND PROMOTES COLLABORATIVE WORK. The materials needed are easy to acquire and low cost.