Sandscapes to Landscapes

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
This lesson is designed to help students kinesthetically 1) examine a variety of physical landforms and 2) create a unique piece of the Earth's terrain that is "anatomically correct."
Author: 
Jeannine Kuropatkin
Grade Range: 
6-8
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
7: The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface