Earth Environmental

Earth & Environmental Science 

River Mill Academy - Spring 2020 

Pauline Johnson (pjohnson@rivermill-academy.org) 

 
Earth Environmental Lesson Plans Week of April 6:
(Due Date - April 9th by 11:59)

 

Essential Question

Daily Activities

Mon.

4/6

How do mechanical and chemical weathering change Earth’s surface?

9.1 Mechanical and Chemical Weathering (Engage & Explore Sections)

SEE HANDOUT

  • Mechanical Weathering
  • The Properties of Water
  • Chemical Weathering

Tues.

4/7

What factors caused the statue of liberty to turn green?

9.1 Mechanical and Chemical Weathering (Explore Sections cont.)

SEE HANDOUT

  • Chemical Weathering Lab Activity
  • Rates of Weathering

Wed.

4/8

How do rock and soil undergo erosion and deposition?

9.2 Erosion and Deposition (Engage & Explore Sections)

SEE HANDOUT

  • The Relationship Between Weathering and Erosion
  • Erosion and Deposition of Sediment
  • Methods of Sediment Transport
  • Sediment Size and Deposition

 

Thur.

4/9

What are the agents of erosion?

9.2 Erosion and Deposition (Explore Sections cont.)

SEE HANDOUT

  • Beach Erosion
  • River Erosion: Niagara Falls
  • Essential Questions (answer on handout)

 

Fri.

4/10

N/A

TEACHER WORKDAY / NO SCHOOL