Classroom Volcano

Volcanoes are a classic science experiment for your science classroom. What better way to introduce your students to the geological disaster than with a fun and messy hands-on experiment? The Geological Society came up with a great guide to create your own volcano in the classroom. Grades: 2-4

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Interactive Plate Tectonics

Explore the dynamics of plate tectonics with this engaging interactive map and give your students the opportunity to work with data and mapping. This digital map created by Earth Science Geoinquiries provides a great resource that visualizes plate boundaries around the world and the geological impact of those boundaries. Grades: 4-8, 9-12

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The Reasons For the Seasons

Need a fun way to incorporate some physical activity in your weather & earth systems lessons? The Reasons of the Seasons created by M. J. Krech gives your students an engaging and active way to learn about the earth’s seasons. Students will physically demonstrate the tilt and orbit of the earth in order to understand the conditions that create our seasons […]

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Cookie Mining

Demonstrate the process of mining coal with this fun and edible game for your students!  This fun activity can connect concepts of natural resource management, earth sciences, and environmental science and explore the ways that humans extract natural resources. In this activity, students will use different brands of cookies to simulate the processes of managing natural resources and “extract” chocolate […]

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