Throughout this no-prep glaciers unit, students focus on the distinguishing characteristics of glaciers.
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Students learn how glaciers form, different types of glaciers, how glaciers cause erosion, and identifying components of glaciers. Students are introduced to the following vocabulary terms: valley glaciers, continental glaciers, striations, grooves, till, erratics, moraines, kettles, drumlins, kames, arete, cirque, eskers, outwash, etc.
The following resources are included in this unit:
- Unit Pacing Guide
- Glaciers Lesson Plan
- Glaciers PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
- Glaciers Vocabulary Activity & Answer Key
- Frozen Chronicles Creative Writing Assignment
- Glaciers Quiz & Answer Key
Grade Levels: 8th – 12th
Total Pages: 60+
Teaching Duration: 3 Days
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