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Geologic Landforms Seen on Aerial Photos
Grade Level: 6-8
Lesson Time: 30-60 Minutes
Body: Earth
Mission: Earth Science Missions (Earth)

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Short Description: The objective of this exercise is to introduce students to landforms produced by the four major geologic processes using aerial photographs.

Why We Chose This Lesson
This lesson was chosen for its quality and potential alignment to Next Generation Science Standards.

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Disciplinary Core Ideas

  • ESS2: Earth's Systems

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Practices:

  • 4-Analyzing and interpreting data
  • 6-Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)

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Crosscutting Concepts:

  • 1-Patterns
  • 2-Cause and effect: mechanism and explanation

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Last Updated: 26 Aug 2014