This unit is mainly taught
using our text. See our curriculum sheets for additional information.
What is the Earth's surface like?
How do the Earth's features change
What effect has technology had
on the Earth's surface and resources?
Describe the major features of
the Earth's surface.
Recognize and describe different
types of earth materials.
Explain how rocks and fossils
are used to understand the history of the Earth.
Describe natural changes in the
Describe use of materials take
from the earth.
Demonstrate means to recycle manufactured
materials and a disposition toward recycling.
Plan for Rock Hounds
It Wasn't Always This Way Unit Plan from the Sample Core Curriculum
for Michigan Schools
and Rocks: Evergreen Curriculum
of Landforms Photographs
and descriptions from About.com.
World Around Us: Rocks Exhibits include Moving Rocks
(Eruptions and Hot Rocks are coming soon.)
EPA Explorers Club
Truth About Garbage