Reflection: Pacing Buckling and Bending the Earth's Surface - Weathering Day 1 - Section 1: Warm Up

 

This is a lesson that takes two class days to complete as time is needed to gain results on demonstration 1 and 2. This can be difficult to get to the second day, so it is very important to be able to plan to time to complete the lesson. There have been times when I have not had the time to complete it the next day and then it is forgotten, or the time elapsed between the first day and second day, dilutes the power of the learning for students. Thus it is critical to make sure you have the time to devote to two consecutive days.

There is a lot going on in this lesson with the layers of the earth model and the three demonstrations. Make sure you have all your materials ready to go to keep the lesson flowing and students engaged in the activities. Don't stop the flow of the lesson to have students copy vocabulary words. I have done this in the past and the flow of the lesson is lost. The words are very important, but can be further discussed and explored during spelling and vocabulary time or during bell work time. This is a better use of time.

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Buckling and Bending the Earth's Surface - Weathering Day 1

Unit 1: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
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Objective: Students will understand that weathering is a process that changes the crust of the earth over time.

Big Idea: Students will explore and understand that the crust of the earth is constantly moving and changing over time due to weathering processes.

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