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Acid Rain: An Air Pollutant __ A lesson plan to demonstrate the effect of acid on statues and buildings.  Goals, procedure and materials. - From -

Earth’s Waters __ Your students will map the geography of the ocean floor and analyze the topography compared to that of the Earth above sea level.  Procedure and materials needed. - From -

Fundamentals of Geology - Lessons __ 22 sequential geology lessons including downloadable materials.  Goals, procedure, materials. - From -

GeoSociety - Education & Outreach __ "Visit this site for lesson plans & resources for K-12 Earth Science educators! You can view the lessons by topic or age group! " - From -


Geology Activities and Lesson Plans __ Large collection of lesson plans for all grade levels.  Goals, procedure and materials. - From -

Geology Lesson Plans __ A couple of dozen geology lesson plans for all grades.  Goals, procedure, materials needed. - From -


Geology Lesson Plans __ You will find pre-field trip geology lesson plans for your appropriate grade level.  As this is from Glacier National Park, the lessons are fairly regional. - From Glacier National Park -

Geology lesson plans for elementary school teachers __ Several lesson plans and experiments for the classroom K - 5. - From -

Geology Lesson Plans, Worksheets and Resources __ A small index of geology lesson plans. - From -

Go With the Flow __ "Students will experiment with a simulated river bed and learn that erosion takes place faster with a young, fast-moving river than with a slow, older river."  goals, procedure and materials. - From -


Lesson Plan Library __ Collection of geology lesson plans for all grade levels.  "Some lesson plans include suggestions for adaptations for older or younger audiences." - From -

Lesson Plans - Physical Characteristics of Places: The Fossil Record __ "This lesson asks students to consider how the movement of the Earth's tectonic plates alters the physical characteristics of places over geologic time. Students will investigate how climate has changed in specific world regions since the time of the dinosaurs and will write paragraphs explaining their findings."  Goal, procedure, materials needed. - From -

Macho Mountain Building __ "Students will, through group consensus and using the assigned materials (rocks, potting soil, and sand), design and build what they believe to be the strongest mountain possible to withhold water erosion."  Grades 3-4 goals, procedures and materials needed. - From Educators reference Desk -


Math-Science Learning Coalition - Earth Science Lessons __ Offers a wide range of earth science lessons for elementary, middle school, and high school. - From - 

A Prairie Tour __ "This 6-8 week unit is structured around learning experiences associated with a five-leg virtual field trip (each leg representing a segment of the trip) across the prairies and culminating in the development of a prairie community research project. Learning experiences range from the study of rocks in the Canadian Shield to literature related to the prairie region."  Goals, procedure and materials needed. - From  -   

Why Is The Sea Salty? __ Students will learn why the sea is salty.  Goal, procedure, materials. - From -


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