Grade: 6th
Subject: Science
Going with the Flow
Steeper slopes results in faster-flowing water, which has more energy and can carry larger loads of material, increasing the amount of erosion and deposition.

Vocabulary: geologic, millions, slope, floods, erosion, and alluvial fan

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
1. To get students to conduct investigations and build explanations: observing, communicating. comparing, organizing, and relating.
Teacher Objectives-
1. Investigate how the slope of land affects erosion and deposition.
2. Use scientific thinking process to conduct investigations
3. Investigate how rate of flow effects erosion deposition.
Stream-Table Map
Home connection
Grand Canyon Poster
Duck Tape
Paper Towels
Clock with second hand

Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

1. The steepness of the slope of the earth's surface affects the amount of erosion and deposition by a stream.
2. The quantity of water flowing through a stream channel affects the amount of erosion and deposition
3. Human can make changes to streams and stream channels that affect the amount of erosion and deposition.

2. Lesson Progression-

1. Looking at stream photos
2. talk about erosion around neighborhood

3. Guided Practice-

1. Modeling Going with the flow/Investigation.

4. Student Practice-

1. Going with the flow/Investigation

5. Learner Accommodations-

1. Small group Instruction
2. Computer Technology
3. Outline & Notetaking

6. Assessment-

1. Guiding Investigation (#1-14)

7. Lesson Closure-

1. Answer Open-Ended Questions
2. Write three things you learn in lesson
Measuring Student Progress-
1. Check for understanding
2. Homework Assignment

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