EARTH SCIENCE Lessons, Lesson Plans, Worksheets, and Activities for teaching 2nd Grade - 3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade - 7th Grade - 8th Grade - Elementary - Middle School
EARTH SCIENCE Lessons
A science lesson on earthquakes.
A science lesson on volcanoes.
Why does the wind blow? Experimenting with moving Air
The lesson gives a basic explanation of the phenomenon of air movement or wind and includes a simple experiment to be done in the classroom with the teacher.
Forces That Shape the Earth: Plate Movement
This lesson covers basic concepts of plate tectonics, including Pangaea Theory, Alfred Wegener, supporting evidence, types of plate movement and resulting geography.
Forces That Shape the Earth: Wind, Water and Erosion
This lesson introduces the concepts of weathering and erosion, differentiates between the two, and provides an overview of the various forces involved in both.
Blow, Wind, Blow ? Wind Power
The reading gives a brief synopsis of the uses of wind energy and can be read individually or in pairs, followed by discussion.
A girl on vacation by the ocean discovers exciting information about tides, wind, land and water.
Meteorites and Their Impact
In this science lab, students will recreate the crust of the earth out of clay and use steel bearings to simulate the impact of meteorites crashing into the earth.
Talking About Clouds
This lesson covers the way in which clouds are formed. Activity A reinforces the information given in the lesson. Activity B gives the children the opportunity to identify and describe the three main cloud formations.
Blowing in the Wind ? Wind Dispersal
Activity A reinforces the information they are given in the reading while Activity B offers a hands on experiment in the sort of aerodynamics a seed needs in order to be carried by the wind.
The Water Cycle
A lesson on the water cycle.
The Earth?s Layers
A lesson on the Earth?s layers
Rocks and Rock Formation
A lesson about the three basic rock types and their formation.
This lesson introduces students to oceans.
How Soil Was Formed
This is an introductory lesson about the formation of the earth and the development of soil and plant life through the process of weathering.
How Lakes Form
This lesson educates students on how lakes are formed.
This lesson is designed to introduce the student to deserts in the world.
This lesson familiarizes students with the Earth?s atmosphere.