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Compare multiple solutions designed to slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.

 
16 Lesson(s)
   

How Can Wind Change the Shape of the Land?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Changes
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Changes
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Wind is a powerful force! It can change the land in many ways. Let's take this idea down to its basic level and observe how wind can create change.

 
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How Can Water Change the Shape of the Land?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Changes
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Changes
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Water is one of the major sources of change in our land. But how does this process work? Let's investigate!

 
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Reflections (1)
cover
   

Finding Erosion at Our School

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Changes
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Changes
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Erosion can be a big problem here at school and in our neighborhood. What can be done to stop its destruction? Let's design an erosion control of our own.

 
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finding erosion at our school cover
   

Let's Build a Dam

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 7 - Wetlands, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 7 - Wetlands, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson uses a real world situation to create a scenario for students to plan, design and carry out a true engineering task....building a beaver dam.

 
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What is a Scientist?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It is all in the way you approach it. Understanding the world of inquiry and carefully scaffolding lessons to build upon learning to guide students through the process of investigation.

 
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Resources (25)
 
Reflections (3)
cute scientist
   

Weathering and Erosion

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Changes
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Changes
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Erosion and Weathering - What's the Difference?

Standards:
 
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weathering and erosion
   

Preventing Wind Erosion

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Changes
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Changes
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How can you create a windbreak to save your house from wind erosion?

 
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Resources (13)
 
Reflections (1)
house 3
   

Water Changes The Shape of The Land

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Earth
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Earth
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Water carries away part of the land as it travels down hill. We can model this in the classroom.

 
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Wind Erosion

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Changes
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Changes
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How does wind impact the land?

 
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Reflections (2)
wind
   

Preventing Erosion on Our School Grounds

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Earth
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Earth
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students can use their own surroundings to recognize and attempt to repair the results of human impacts on the environment.

 
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Reflections (2)
images
   

Company Plans to Slow or Stop Erosion

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4 - Surface Water and Landform Interactions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4 - Surface Water and Landform Interactions
Renee Hoover
El Segundo, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sometimes erosion can be detrimental, in this lesson Erosion Companies design erosion solution diagrams to slow or stop erosion in Rock Away Town.

 
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Reflections (3)
erosion table
   

Answering Our Wind Questions

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Earth
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Earth
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Beginning to design a scientific exploration helps students to understand the scientific process.

 
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Reflections (1)
images
   

Company Erosion Solutions

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4 - Surface Water and Landform Interactions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4 - Surface Water and Landform Interactions
Renee Hoover
El Segundo, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Companies test at least 2 possible erosion solutions to prepare for their presentation for the Rock Away town council.

 
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Reflections (3)
erosion model
   

What Do Caves and Oceans Have in Common?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4 - Surface Water and Landform Interactions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4 - Surface Water and Landform Interactions
Renee Hoover
El Segundo, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore how water dissolves minerals, creating caves or salty bodies of water.

 
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r rs
   

Technology and Gardening

2nd Grade Science » Unit: How Does It Grow
2nd Grade Science » Unit: How Does It Grow
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Technological advances have revolutionized farming, sometimes for the better and sometimes not. Students will be introduced to the pros and cons of technological influences on farming.

 
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india farming
Next Gen Science
 
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