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Geology For Young Minds: A One Week Themed Unit

Geology is everywhere.  From digging our toes into the sand, to skipping pebbles across a pond, geology is something that has always just naturally called to us.  From sandcastles to mud pies our kids have a curious familiarity that will allow for a valuable learning experience. This unit for preschool to young elementary will explore… Continue reading Geology For Young Minds: A One Week Themed Unit

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Rocks & Minerals Lesson: A Geology Unit for Elementary

What is the difference between rocks & minerals anyway?  This lesson will not only explore the difference but will lay the foundation of the child's fluency with the Periodic Table. This lesson covers many objectives, and depending on your child's prior knowledge, it can easily be divided into two days for greater focus and mastery.  … Continue reading Rocks & Minerals Lesson: A Geology Unit for Elementary

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Volcanoes & Earth’s Changes Lesson: Geology Unit for Elementary

As we dig deeper into Geology, it is necessary to understand the vital role magma and volcanoes play in shaping our planet.     As as an Amazon Affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learning Objectives  Changes to Earth's Surface; Volcanic Eruptions Find evidence of Changes to the Earth's Surface How Do Rock Layers Form Day… Continue reading Volcanoes & Earth’s Changes Lesson: Geology Unit for Elementary

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The Earth’s Layers: Geology For Kids

One cannot even begin to fathom geology without first understanding the earth's layers, and what makes up our planet.  This is day one of a four day adventure rocking geology.     As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.   Learning Objectives:  Label Earth's Layers What is geology? What does a Geologist Do?… Continue reading The Earth’s Layers: Geology For Kids