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Unit Overview

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Habits of Mind:

Students will...

  • develop a curiosity and interest in the physical world around them.
  • explore places wehre earth materials are found and wasy that earth materials are used.



Students will...

  • observe, describe, and sort earth materiasl based on properties.
  • separate earth materials by size using different techniques.
  • observe the similarities and differences in the materials in a river rock mixture: silt, sand, gravel, and small and large pebbles.
  • compare the ingrediants of different soils.
  • acquire the vocabulary associated with earth materials.


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