Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Webquest

Introduction

Today, you and a partner will be completing a webquest on weathering and erosion. If you follow all directions on this page, and on your paper - you will be able to complete this quest perfectly!

 

By the end of the webquest, you will understand in more detail what weathering and erosion are, as well as look at some examples of landforms in the United States that are a result of weathering and erosion. Have fun!

 

Task

PART ONE

Watch this video on weathering and erosion. Then answer the questions on your paper.

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minerals-landforms/weathering-and-erosion.htm

 

PART TWO

Click on the following link. You'll be reading how the earth's surface changes over time. You can click on each link (ex. glacier, river, etc.) to look at pictures and read in more detail.

http://www.onegeology.org/extra/kids/earthProcesses/home.html

 

PART THREE

Click on the link about the Grand Canyon to see how it was formed. Then summarize the formation of the Grand Canyon in words and with a sketch or drawing on your paper.

http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.canyon/the-grand-canyon-how-it-formed/

Summarize the formation process in words and with a sketch on your paper.

 

PART FOUR

http://geology.about.com/od/structureslandforms/a/Landform-Picture-Index.htm

Click on Depositional Landforms link https://www.thoughtco.com/depositional-landforms-4122767  and view pictures of different landforms created by deposition.

Click on Erosional Landforms link https://www.thoughtco.com/erosional-landforms-4122800  and view pictures of different landforms created by erosion.

Click on Tectonic Landforms link https://www.thoughtco.com/tectonic-landforms-4123173 and view pictures of different landforms created by tectonics.

 

PART FIVE

http://www.ducksters.com/science/earth_science/glaciers.php

Take the quiz https://www.ducksters.com/science/quiz/glaciers_questions.php  Answer the questions on your paper.

http://www.neok12.com/Glaciers.htm  View atleast 5 videos.

https://www.neok12.com/pres/ZGLACIE2 View presentation and sketch a glacier on your paper.

 

PART SIX

* Make sure you have answered the questions on your paper! 

Conclusion

*** Once you finish your work, and your paper is turned in, you can explore this site. There are lots of sites to click on and explore for fun!

http://mrswarnerarlington.weebly.com/unit-3--changes-to-earths-surface.html