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What are features of the Earth's surface and how do they change?

Common Core Standards 2017-2018 Print Unit 7
Intermediate - Science - Grade 4 - Unit 7
Planet Earth
The students will identify and describe various land forms and how they are affected by the environment.
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The students will be able to describe changes to Earth's surface.

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4-ESS1-1- Identify evidence from patterns from rock formation and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time. 

4-ESS2-1-Make observations and/or measurments to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate  of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegatation.

ESS1.C The history of planet Earth

ESS2.A-Earth Material and Systems

ESS2.B-Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale System Interactions

ESS2.E-Biology

ESS3.B-Natural Hazards

ETS1.B-Designing Solutions to engineering problems 

4-ESS3-2-Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural, Earth and processes to humans. 

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I can describe oceanic and continental landforms. 

I can explain how maps are used to describe the patterns of Earths' features.

I can observe patterns in rock formation and explain changes in a landform over time.

I can identify ways people reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.

I can observe objects in layers of rock to determine the age of rocks.

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pangea, plate tectonics, converge, diverge, transverse, earthquake, seafloor spreading, volcano, tsunami, ring of fire, plateau, subduction, crustal/continental plate, oceanic plates,fault, epicenter, sesimograph, richter scale, seismic, magnitude, sonar, epicenter

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