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The Tip of the Iceberg: An Introduction to Landforms

This prezi is an introduction to a Science unit about landforms and bodies of water.

Shira Carroll

on 12 December 2016

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Transcript of The Tip of the Iceberg: An Introduction to Landforms

Tip of the Iceberg: An Introduction to Landforms A prezi by Shira Carroll
EDIM 503 This prezi is designed to introduce fourth grade students to a Science unit about landforms and water. They will learn to identify a number of different landforms and bodies of water found in nature. In addition, they will be able to describe the ways that land and water change and shape each other. This presentation will be used as an introduction, but can also be utilized for review at the completion of the unit. In addition, this is a great resource to use to prepare for state testing. Students will work through the presentation in partners or small groups and respond to each task in their Science notebooks. Standards:
Assessment Anchor - S4.B.3: Ecological Behavior and Systems

Anchor Descriptor - S4.B.3.1: Identify and describe living and nonliving things in the environment and their interaction.

S4.B.3.1.2: Describe interactions between living and nonliving components (e.g. plants – water, soil, sunlight, carbon dioxide, temperature; animals – food, water, shelter, oxygen, temperature) of a local ecosystem.

Anchor Descriptor - S4.B.3.2: Describe, explain, and predict change in natural or human-made systems and the possible effects of those changes on the environment.

S4.B.3.2.2: Describe and predict how changes in the environment (e.g., fire, pollution, flood, building dams) can affect systems. http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minerals-landforms/landforms.htm Visit Scholastic's Study Jams to learn all about different types of landforms. After you watch the slideshow, take the test and see how you do. Afterwards, sing a little karaoke, landforms style!
Click the link below to listen to discovery education explain how water can change and shape landforms.
http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=1D0AA545-47E8-4697-AB95-797D5D7F620F Water, water everywhere Ch-Ch-Changes: How Water Shapes the Land Watch the video to learn about the bodies of water all over the earth. If you hear of any bodies of water that you've already written down in your notebook, put a star next to them. If you hear any new ones, add them to your list. Bringing it all together Mrs. Rice uses pictures and songs to review landforms and bodies of water. Enjoy! What do you know? In your Science notebook, write paragraph describing the ways land and water change each other. Draw at least one illustration to go with your paragraph. References

100% Educational Videos (Producer). (2000). Geographical Features: Bodies of Water. Available from http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

Clearview & SVE (Producer). 1996. The Earth: Water Erosion. Available from http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=1D0AA545-47E8-4697-AB95-797D5D7F620F&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US

Rice, M. (Performer). (2010). Landforms. [Web Video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7v7R2bALbgI

City, O. (Performer). (2009). Tip of the iceberg. [Web Video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQDa_epEFc0

Scholastic. (n.d.). Studyjams: Landforms. Retrieved from http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minerals-landforms/landforms.htm
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