This resource includes two hands-on science labs on weathering and erosion. It also includes a CLOSE Reading Lesson and a three page nonfiction article on weathering and erosion. Interactive Notebook flaps and folds and response pages are included. The reading passage has comprehension questions with text dependent questions.
Aligned with NGSS for 4th grade
NGSS 4-ESS1-1. Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for
changes in a landscape over time.
NGSS 4-ESS2-1. Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.
This resource also aligns with Utah Core 5th Grade Standard 2
Students will understand that volcanoes, earthquakes, uplift, weathering, and erosion reshape Earth's surface.
The following science concepts are addressed:
weathering and erosion
comparing and contrasting
For NGSS 4th Grade
Next Generation Science Standards
Nonfiction Reading Skills Addressed are:
-Rereading and answering text dependent questions
-Main idea and supporting details
This resource is also available within the following bundles at a 20% savings.
4th Grade Bundle at 20% Savings
Earth Science Bundle at 20% Savings
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