After completing this activity, students will be able to understand:
-Water in earth systems globally and what it has to do with MN
-Geological process of our area and how water affects it
-Rocks and mineral in MN and identification
-Geological history of our state or area
-Water process effects in MN-good or bad
ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
change and constancy
SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES 9-12(adult):
D-1 The interaction of social and natural systems can create properties that are different from either individual system.
MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
9-12.III.A.1 - The student will identify and research an environmental issue and evaluate its impact.
9-12.III.A.3 - The student will illustrate how biological processes have played significant roles in determining the character of the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere over time.
9-12.III.A.5 - The student will describe how glaciers, gravity, wind, temperature changes, waves and rivers cause weathering and erosion.
9-12.III.A.6 - The student will describe rock cycle and compare and contrast the processes responsible for the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.
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