4-ESS2-1. Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation. [Clarification Statement: Examples of variables to test could include angle of slope in the downhill movement of water, amount of vegetation, speed of wind, relative rate of deposition, cycles of freezing and thawing of water, cycles of heating and cooling, and volume of water flow.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to a single form of weathering or erosion.]
Common Core State Standards Connections:
W.4.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources. (4-ESS2-1)
MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively. (4-ESS2-1)
MP.4 Model with mathematics. (4-ESS2-1)
MP.5 Use appropriate tools strategically. (4-ESS2-1)
4.MD.A.1 Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table. (4-ESS2-1)
4.MD.A.2 Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale. (4-ESS2-1)
Watch the video on Weathering and Erosion to help solidify your understanding on the subject.
Read more about Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition
Go to Google Classroom and do the Key Terms for Weathering, Erosion and Deposition.
How can we as a class mimic the process of Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition?
Think about it and after recess we will have a quick brainstorm before we act out the process!