Reflection: Routines and Procedures The Shape of Things - Section 2: Shake it Up Experiment


I have a very talkative class, and getting their attention quickly is important. In order to get their attention we have a call back that helps them stop what they are doing and gives everyone the chance to stop to listen. I do this by selecting a university cheer or slogan. For example, I say "Bear" and they say "Down." This is for the University of Arizona. We also have one for the Oregon Ducks. I say "Yell" and they yell back "O." When doing this, I say it at least four times and on the final time, the class should be quiet and ready to listen. 

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  Routines and Procedures: Class Attention
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The Shape of Things

Unit 4: Water and Weathering
Lesson 3 of 17

Objective: SWBAT test and analyze how water can change the shape of rocks.

Big Idea: Students will conduct an experiment using limestone rocks to determine how water changes the rock. They will get to see how erosion and weathering have an impact on rocks over time.

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