A - Scientific Saturdays: Layers of Earth Projects and Earth Science Power Points (maybe integrate Leo Geo for younger grades, maybe make layers of earth cake or cake balls to reward students for hard work)
I gave him a rectangle of property. Each play dough color represents a type of soil or rock. Where should he build a house? Where should he dig a well? He must use "core sampling" to determine the answers.
Create a model of Ocean Zones (layers of the ocean) using a jar and several household ingredients! Objectives: Identify the different layers of the ocean. Describe what lives in each layer of the ocean. Use small motor skills to pour objects into the jar.
Possible school experiment to show importance of wetlands/riparian zones! This shows the importance of plants in our soil. Plants like trees and grasses help purify ground water. Without them the ground water gets polluted and harder to clean and drink.
This site provides an idea and an example of an experiment that helps students learn about erosion and the different types of soil or rock and how they interact with other elements in nature. A flip chart and worksheet packet is sold by TPT.