Earth and space. The student knows that Earth consists of natural resources and its surface is constantly changing. The student is expected to:
- (1) explore and record how soils are formed by
weathering of rock and the decomposition of plant and animal remains;
- (A) investigate rapid changes in Earth's surface such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides; and
- (B) explore the characteristics of natural resources that make them useful in products and materials such as clothing and furniture and how resources may be conserved.
Comprehension Worksheets - The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Read and learn about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch with a reading comprehension passage and worksheet pack.
Label a Soil Profile – Worksheet
Identify and label different layers with this soil profile worksheet.
Earth Watch: Drowning in Plastic - Comprehension Worksheet
Practice reading comprehension skills and learn about microplastic pollution in our oceans with a reading comprehension activity.
Overfishing Infographic Poster
An infographic displaying important facts and statistics about overfishing.
How We Use Natural Resources – Worksheet
Explore the characteristics of natural resources and what makes them useful in products and materials with this worksheet.
Ocean Pollution Art Activity
Inspire discussions about ocean pollution and environmental impact with an Earth Day art project.
Natural Resources – Exit Tickets
Assess student understanding of natural resources with this set of exit tickets.
Natural Disasters – Instructional Slide Deck
Investigate rapid changes to Earth's surface and other natural disasters such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides with this instructional slide deck.
Natural Disasters – Vocabulary Cards
Reinforce science vocabulary in your classroom with this set of free word wall cards that focus on natural disasters.
Classroom Practices to Promote a Green Future - A Teacher's Guide
Create a more sustainably-friendly classroom with this 18-page teacher's guide.
Plate Tectonics Poster
A poster explaining the main types of plate boundaries and their effects on the earth's surface.
What are Floods? - Comprehension Task
A comprehension task to use when learning about flooding.
Conservation T-Shirt Challenge
An engaging, creative task where students design their own t-shirt promoting the conservation of the Amazon rainforest.
Natural Resources Mini Book
Learn about natural resources with this printable mini book.
Natural Disasters – Poster Pack
Display information about different types of natural disasters with this poster pack.
Natural Resources Word Search
Review the different natural resources with a word search.
Deforestation-Infographic Analysis Activity
Read and understand an infographic about Deforestation with a thought-provoking poster and comprehension questions.
Natural Resource Use - Instructional Slide Deck
Explore how natural resources are used by humans in the 21st century with an instructional slide deck.
Where Do Natural Resources Come From? Differentiated Worksheet
Explore where natural resources are found with a pair of differentiated natural resource worksheets.
How to Reduce Waste - School Lunch Project
Investigate the waste produced from school lunches and create a plan of action to reduce waste with a school lunch waste analysis project.
Impacts of Floods PowerPoint
An editable PowerPoint teaching resource about floods and their impact on our communities.
Renewable or Nonrenewable? Earth's Resources Game
Investigate the differences between renewable and nonrenewable resources with a self-checking interactive science game.
The Ring of Fire Resource Pack
A resource pack about the Ring of Fire, including colorful, informative posters and a worksheet.
Earthquake - Vocabulary Worksheet
A worksheet with earthquake content vocabulary and definitions.
Earthquakes - Shake, Rattle, and Fall Experiment
A hands-on experiment to be conducted by students when investigating earthquakes.
Water Conservation Foldable
Display different ways to save water with this water conservation foldable.
What are Floods? Cloze Worksheet
A cloze worksheet about floods.
Water Overuse Infographic Poster
Display important facts and statistics about water overuse with an eye-opening infographic.
Different Forms of Flooding Posters
6 flood posters to use on your natural disasters display board.
Earthquake - Tectonic Plates Geology Diagram Poster
An educational poster highlighting the main landforms created by tectonic plate movement.
Layers of the Earth
An educational poster showing the structure of the Earth.
Waste Management Investigation - How Much Waste Do We Throw Away?
A practical investigation related to sustainable waste management.