Students will participate in hands-on activities and close reading of a nonfiction article to learn about weathering and erosion.
This resource is designed to meet the standard for NGSS Earths Systems:
MS-ESS2-2. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at
varying time and spatial scales
And the Utah SEEd
Standard 7.2.2 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.
The following science concepts are addressed:
weathering and erosion
comparing and contrasting
Making an Argument from Evidence
Nonfiction Reading Skills Addressed are:
Rereading and answering text dependent questions
Main idea and supporting details