4-ESS2-1: Weathering and Erosion

Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.

Clarification Statement: Examples of variables to test could include angle of slope in the downhill movement of water, amount of vegetation, speed of wind, relative rate of deposition, cycles of freezing and thawing of water, cycles of heating and cooling, and volume of water flow.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to a single form of weathering or erosion.


Disciplinary Core Ideas
ESS2.A: Earth Materials and Systems

Crosscutting Concepts
Cause and Effect



Assessments


Phenomena

 

Anchor Charts


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Vocabulary

Weathering (effects)
Erosion (rates)
Earth features
Causes
 - Slope
 - Motion of water
 - One (i.e melting and freezing cycle) 
 - Wind
 - Vegetation

Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation. (Cause and Effect)


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