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Lab Materials Needed

Blockey Koa Crate

from Kea STEMCrate

- 1 Springy Spring Scale per student

Student Lab Sheet

Understanding Maps: Maps Help Us Understand the Earth

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Teacher Edition


Earth's Systems 4-ESS2-2:

Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth's features. Maps can include topographic maps of Earth's land and ocean floor, as well as maps of the locations of mountains, continental boundaries, volcanoes, and earthquakes.

Pacing Guide: Recommended time to complete this unit - 1 month

 Instruction day 1 (pages ):  Explore the Phenomenon

 Instruction day 2 (pages 163 - 164):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 3 (pages 165 - 166):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 4 (pages 167 - 168):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 5 (pages 169 - 170):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 6 (pages 171 - 172):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 7 (pages 173 - 174):  Read, discuss, and write

 Instruction day 8 (pages 175 - 176):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 9 (pages 177 - 178):  Hands on Activity: Make a Treasure Map!

 Instruction day 10 (pages 179 - 180):  STEM Vocabulary

 Instruction day 11 (page 181):  Writing Workshop

Pacing Guide Word Color Key:   

                   Green words- Hands-on Activity      Black words- Book reading      Blue words: Revisit the Phenomenon