Reflection: Rigor Buckling and Bending the Earth's Surface - Weathering Day 2 - Section 3: Explorations


It is imperative that students understand that scientific or technical drawing is not artwork. Often times, perfectionistic students will spend an inordinate amount of time blending colors to ensure that they are perfect. They sometimes want to add artistic license to the drawings as well. A good discussion with the class and then monitoring of this is necessary so students do not get hung up on this step of the observation process. In addition, students need to understand the difference between a quick sketch and a final product drawing. Often times in notebooks, I will ask for a quick sketch. Sometimes, when a final project is being completed, I will require a more in-depth drawing. This is sometimes hard for students to differentiate between. Again, just a reminder that this is an accurate sketch, not a project in itself may be necessary.

  Science Not Art
  Rigor: Science Not Art
Loading resource...

Buckling and Bending the Earth's Surface - Weathering Day 2

Unit 1: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Lesson 3 of 10

Objective: Students will continue their observations from demonstrations set up the day before in Day 1 of this lesson plan.

Big Idea: Students will understand some of the weathering processes that influence the shape of the earth's crust.

  Print Lesson
5 teachers like this lesson
Similar Lessons
Stairway to Learning! Moving Your Way to Understanding Metric Unit Conversions
6th Grade Science » Scientific Measuring and Variable Testing
Big Idea: Many 6th graders find it difficult to understand the metric system. By going outside and drawing life-size staircases with chalk, this lesson provides students with a kinesthetic way to become comfortable with metric unit conversions.
East Walpole, MA
Environment: Suburban
David Kujawski
As Seen On TV: Analyzing Opinions and Point of View
4th grade ELA » Read It and Rate It: A Real Life Look at Persuasive Writing
Big Idea: Being able to sift through other people's opinions to form your own is an important life skill.
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
Jody Barnes
Measurement Mania - Metric Relationships
4th Grade Math » Measurment
Big Idea: In this lesson, students work with partners to determine the number of centimeters in one decimeter and one meter while discovering how to name these relationships as fractions and decimals.
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
Melissa Romano
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload