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Today we are going to continue our study of Weathering and Erosion. Students will learn the different types of Weathering (Mechanical and Chemical) as well as the difference between erosion and deposition. Students will start by working on key vocabulary from the Weathering chapter. We will also complete labs and other activities to reinforce the concepts presented throughout the unit.
Weathering is a continuous process that results in the formation of soil and the development of landforms.
GPS Standards for Earth Science: (CURRENTLY WORKING ON) HIGHLIGHTED WORDS TELL US WHAT WE WILL DO AND HOW WE WILL DO IT.
S6CS3 Students will use computation and estimation skills necessary for analyzing data and following scientific explorations.
S6CS4 Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating equipment and materials in scientific activities.
S6CS9 Students will investigate the features of the process of scientific inquiry
c. Classify rocks by their process of formation.
g. Describe soil as consisting of weathered rocks and decomposed organic material
h. Explain the effects of human activity on the erosion of the earth’s surface.
i. Describe the methods for conserving natural resources such as water, soil and air.
What are the different types of weathering and how can the be demonstrated?
Why is weathering important?
Complete Reading and discussion weathering from Chapter 10 Section 1
Look at different types of Weathering with Weathering Stations.
Homework:Continue Working on Vocabulary. Vocabulary Quiz Thursday! Weathering Test Friday October 16, 2009
Bring a soil sample from around your house for observation.
Please bring colored pencils and glue sticks to class