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Develop a model to represent the shapes and kinds of land and bodies of water in an area.

 
18 Lesson(s)
   

Making a Landform Model

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We can create a model of different types of water and landforms by using our plans as a guide.

Standards:
 
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Planning a Landform Model

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Now that we know different water and landforms, we can create our own model of an island incorporating them. Our first step is to sketch a diagram of our plans.

Standards:
 
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Creating a Landform YAKiT

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We can take information we have learned and create a short, creative and entertaining presentation. Using technology such as a YAKiT can add an element of FUN!

 
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canyon yakit teacher example
   

Landform Experts Research

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We can find definitions, characteristics and examples of different types of landforms by researching.

 
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The Earth Is Mostly Water

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

The earth is mostly water and that water can be found in oceans, rivers, lakes and ponds.

 
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Landform Review

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Learning landform vocabulary can be a tall task! But we can tackle even the tallest mountain by practicing in a really fun way!

 
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landformation game
   

Making a Map From Our Own Model Islands

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We've created models of our own islands. Now what do we do with them? We can use them to make maps of the area, just like scientists do.

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Presenting and Learning From Media

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We can present the information we have learned about landforms using a YAKiT. It's not only super fun, but others can learn from it as well!

 
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yakit ocean
   

Shapes 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:

The earth may be mostly water, but the land beneath the oceans, and around it is made up of many different formations

 
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Rolling Down the River - Part 1

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 apply their webquest research to define river and landform vocabulary to prepare for a river map they will make in the next lesson.

 
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OH!! No, the Mountain is Blowing Away!!!

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4- The Alpine Mountain Environment
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 4- The Alpine Mountain Environment
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Understanding how weather can affect the appearance of a mountain is challenging. It happens slowly, but can have a huge impact on the mountain afterwards.

 
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wind and dust
   

Poles Apart....The Arctic and the Antactic

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 - The Science of the Polar Regions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 - The Science of the Polar Regions
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Seeing that the world is not one giant piece of land and understanding where those pieces fit in the puzzle can be a huge learning.

 
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world map
   

Exploring Erosion by Wind, Rain, and Waves

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 'speed up' time to observe how wind, waves or slope may change surface features.

 
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A Model of Tennessee

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

What landforms and water can be located in Tennessee?

 
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tn map
   

Thermometers -- Tools of Polar Scientists

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 - The Science of the Polar Regions
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5 - The Science of the Polar Regions
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Scientists need to be able to use tools of all kinds. Not all tools are easy and some require more practice and even cross over into other curriculum areas.

 
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