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  • Is It Erosion?

    Book Chapter | March 2016

    The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about erosion. The probe is designed to find out whether students can distinguish between erosion and weathering. When rock material is broken down or…

  • The Grand Erosion Investigation

    Book Chapter | November 2019

    Chapters 6–13 share grades 3–5 model lessons for putting the “explore-before-explain” mind-set into practice. In this chapter, the fourth-grade lesson is aimed at helping students explore the Next Generation Science…

  • Lab 8: Surface Erosion by Wind

    Book Chapter | March 2018

    In this lab investigation, students are introduced to the disciplinary core idea of Earth Materials and Systems as they develop a conceptual model that can be used to explain why wind speed, wind duration, and soil…

  • Lab 9: Surface Erosion by Wind

    Book Chapter | March 2018

    In this lab investigation, students are introduced to the disciplinary core ideas of (a) Earth Materials and Systems and (b) The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes as they figure out how stream flow volume…

  • Wind Erosion and the Dust Bowl

    Journal Article | May 2020

  • Formative Assessment Probes: Is It Erosion or Weathering?

    Journal Article | March 2016

    This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment. The formative assessment probe in this month’s issue can be used as an initial elicitation before students are introduced to the formal concepts of…

  • Take a Tumble: Weathering and Erosion Using a Rock Tumbler

    Journal Article | March 2006

    The subtle effects of weathering and erosion are difficult to convey to students. However, through this activity, students can use a rock tumbler to gain a personal and scientific perspective on weather and erosion.…

  • Erosion

    Collection | February 2015

  • Erosion

    Collection | April 2018

  • Erosion

    Collection | April 2018

  • Erosion

    Collection | February 2017

  • Erosion

    Collection | June 2017

  • EROSION

    Collection | April 2016

  • Erosion

    Collection | October 2017

  • Erosion

    Collection | April 2015

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