Learning Geological Features

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GEOLOGICAL FEATURES: 

GEOLOGICAL FEATURES A slide presentation by Calleen Argyle

Students will recognize various geological features: 

Students will recognize various geological features Mesas Plateaus Mountains Rivers and Streams Oceans Deserts Islands

Student Activities: 

Student Activities Describe a variety of geological features Read topographic maps to identify geological features Build a model of a geological feature (landform model)

Identify processes that form geological features: 

Identify processes that form geological features Identify effects of erosion Describe the effects of earthquakes on geological features Describe the relationship between active volcanoes and related geological features

Final Project: 

Final Project Students will build a model of a geological landform at home This model can be in the form of a diorama, sculpture, relief map etc. Students may use clay, papier mache or other materials Be creative and have fun! Students will bring their landform models to class to display

Real Life: 

Real Life The earth is in a constant state of change Geological landforms are affected by erosion, earthquakes, and other forces of nature It is important to recognize these changes in the earth’s geological features

In Summary: 

In Summary Students will be able to identify various geological landforms Interpret topographic maps Identify effects of erosion Describe the effects of earthquakes and volcanoes on geological features Build a model of a geological feature (landform model)

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