7 Earth Science Lesson Plans

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Disaster PowerPoint Evaluation Sheet
Inspired by a recent NYTimes article on the disparity of effects of natural disasters on 3rd world & disadvantaged people, this project has students create presentations detailing the causes of the disaster, and its effects on people and the land.

Human Effects Of Earth Science Article
This article inspired the PowerPoint project. It includes the project description, with vocabulary boldfaced in the article.

The Nature Of Science Narrative Report
A science lab written in essay format. View the report rubric.

Who's On First
In this activity, students begin a sequencing activity with familiar items, letters written on cards. Once they are able to manipulate the cards into the correct sequence, they are asked to do a similar sequencing activity using fossil pictures.

Earthquake Webquest
Interactive webquest. Includes kinesthetic, visual, and ELA portions

Mapping Wind Storms
The students will map a windstorm of one of four types: hurricane, tornado, winter storm or derecho. The students will learn about the four major types of wind storms.

Sample Map For Mapping Wind Storms
This map shows the most major wind storm of each of the four types - hurricane, tornado, winter storm, and derecho, to hit the United States in the last 100 years.


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