Weathering and Erosion Walking Field Trip and Presentations

Weathering and Erosion Walking Field Trip and Presentations

Summary

This is a lesson about weathering and erosion in which students will participate in a walking field trip and the create presentations using photos from their experience.

  • Time frame: 4-5 days
  • Group size: Whole class
  • Authors: Jenna Bate

Standard 5.1.3
Ask questions to plan and carry out investigations that provide evidence for theeffectsof weathering and the rate of erosion on the geosphere. Emphasize weathering and erosion by water, ice, wind, gravity, or vegetation. Examples could include observing the effects of cycles of freezing and thawing of water on rockor changing the slope in the downhill movement of water. (ESS2.A, ESS2.E)

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