The Grand Canyon by STB7n70v

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									The Grand Canyon
   GiGi Gibbons
Questions To Consider

Essential Question: How can we learn about
  life on the planet before recorded history.

Unit Question: What and where is the Grand
 Canyon and how was it formed.
Teks
§112.6. Science, Grade 4
(10) Science concepts. The student knows that certain past events affect present and future
       events. The student is expected to:
       (A) identify and observe effects of events that require time for changes to be noticeable including
       growth, erosion, dissolving, weathering, and flow; and
       (B) draw conclusions about "what happened before" using fossils or charts and tables.

§113.6. Social Studies, Grade 4
(6) Geography. The student uses geographic tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The
       student is expected to:
       (B) translate geographic data into a variety of formats such as raw data to graphs and maps.
(7) Geography. The student understands the concept of regions. The student is expected to:
       (B) describe a variety of regions in Texas and the Western Hemisphere such as landform,
       climate, and vegetation regions that result from physical characteristics
Unit Information
Science

After this unit students should:
 Understand the processes of water erosion
 Understand what the Grand Canyon shows
  us about erosion and the various geological
  eras
 Understand that the grand canyon supports
  multiple ecosystems
Unit Information
Geography

After this unit students should:
 Know where the grand canyon is located
 Know that it is considered a “wonder of the world”
   and what that means.
 Know some facts about the dimensions of the Grand
   Canyon
 Know about the national park system and how the
   Grand Canyon became a part of it.
 Know what river runs through the grand canyon
Some activities

National geographic grand canyon quiz
 http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/g
 ames/brainteaser/grandcanyon/grandcanyon
 .html
Web site on
 http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earth
 sysflr/geotime.html time
Resources

•   http://www.nps.gov/grca/historyculture/index.htm
•   http://www.nps.gov/grca/naturescience/index.htm
•   http://www.bobspixels.com/kaibab.org/geology/gc_g
    eol.htm
•   http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/UsaGeography/facts/
    Arizona.htm
•   http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsys.htm
    l
•   http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/games/br
    ainteaser/grandcanyon/grandcanyon.html

								
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