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  Earth Science
  Life Science
  Physical Science

Hands-on Activity

Erosion Rates

Fun Forces
Summary
After completing this activity, students should be able to recognize that waves, wind, water and glaciers all break rock and soil into smaller particles and move them around. Students in grade 6 should also be able to explain how the flow of energy drives these processes.
Overview
Topic: Earth Materials and Systems
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of how Earth materials influence landforms
  • An exploration to describe processes that change rocks and the surface of Earth and determine the most efficient agent of erosion
Objective
In this activity, students will learn about the nature of light, make predictions about and assess its ability to pass through various substances. Students will learn that the material of the object in the light's path will determine the light's ability to pass through it.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 2 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

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