Weathering and Erosion

Resource ID#: 13474 Type: Unit/Lesson Sequence

General Information

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Instructional Time: 4 Hour(s) 10 Minute(s)
Keywords: weathering, erosion, ice, glacier, plant, wind, water, coastal
Instructional Component Type(s): Unit/Lesson Sequence Worksheet Image/Photograph
Instructional Design Framework(s): Confirmation Inquiry (Level 1), Learning Cycle (e.g., 5E)
Resource Collection: Orange County Public Schools

Aligned Standards

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these benchmarks.

Aligned Access Points

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these access points.

SC.4.E.6.In.4
Identify that wind and water cause physical weathering and erosion of rocks.

SC.4.E.6.Su.4
Recognize examples of weathering or erosion in the environment.

SC.4.E.6.Pa.4
Recognize the effect of weathering on an object.

SC.4.N.1.Su.1
Ask a question about the natural world, explore materials, observe, and share information.

SC.4.N.1.Su.3
Answer questions about objects and actions related to science.

SC.4.N.1.Pa.4
Recognize that people share information about science.

SC.4.N.1.In.4
Communicate observations and findings through the use of pictures, writing, or charts.

SC.4.N.1.Su.4
Record observations using drawings, dictation, or pictures.

SC.4.N.1.In.5
Recognize that scientists perform experiments, make observations, and gather evidence.

SC.4.N.1.Su.5
Recognize ways that scientists collect evidence, such as by observations or measuring.

SC.4.N.3.Su.1
Recognize different types of models, such as a replica or a picture.

SC.4.N.3.Pa.1
Match a model that is a replica to a real object.

SC.6.E.6.In.1
Describe how weathering and erosion reshape the Earth’s surface.

SC.6.E.6.Su.1
Recognize that wind and water cause physical weathering and erosion.

SC.6.E.6.Pa.1
Recognize that water can move soil.

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