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Studying geology this year with your students? These Earth Science and geology mini lessons are meant as a companion to all of the various topics your students will explore this year. Geology and Earth Science in general are fascinating and engaging. I hope your students enjoy these activities!

Topics covered:
Composition of the Earth: layers including core, outer core, mantle and crust, Rocks: metamorphic rock, igneous rock, sedimentary rock, and the rock cycle, minerals and all their glory, plate tectonics and oreos, weathering/erosion/deposition, glaciers, mountains: fold, fault-block, and volcanics, topography, topographical maps, volcanoes: cinder, composite, shield and lave dome, and earthquakes, and video records

11 Mini lessons and Activities Included
Layers of the Earth (5 pages)
Layersof the earth reading
Label the layers of the earth worksheet
Layers of earth poster labeled
Layers of the earth poster unlabeled
Layers of the Earth writing paper: Teacher created prompt.
Rocks (6 pages)
The Rock Cycle reading
Rock Cycle poster
Rock Cycle Writing
Label rock cycle (color and black and white)
Types of Rocks
Minerals (4 pages)
About Minerals reading
Mineral mini booklet
Minerals foldable
Types of minerals Writing
Plate Tectonics (6 pages)
About Plate tectonics reading (2 pages)
Oreo Lab: plate tectonics (2 pages)
Plate tectonics Word search and answer key (2 pages)
Weathering , Erosion, Deposition (7 pages)
Weathering Reading
Erosion Memory Game
Weathering writing
Glaciers (4 pages)
About Glaciers Reading
Glaciers foldable
About soil reading
Soil mini-booklet
Soil profile reading
Label soil
Mountains (5 pages)
Mountains reading
Mountain vocabulary
Mountain feature foldable
Mountain word search and answer key
Topography (4 pages)
Topography reading
Topography writing
Topography internet activity and questions
Volcanoes (5 pages)
Volcano reading
Volcano vocabulary
Ring of fire
Volcano in a cup lab
Volcano writing
Earthquakes (5 pages)
Earthquake reading
Earthquake questions
Earthquake project and rubric
Make a seismograph project
Video record sheet


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