About This Chapter
Bodies of Water for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
This chapter can be used by parents and teachers who need an easy-to-use earth science resource. In this chapter, your students will review facts about various bodies of water, including reservoirs, geysers, oases, swamps and salt marshes. The lessons present water body concepts in a digestible and easy-to-understand manner, and the chapter comes with quizzes that you can assign to your students at any time.
- Marshes and salt marshes
- The Okefenokee Swamp
- Swamp ecosystems and habitats
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about different bodies of water will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about geysers, glaciers, marshes and more.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding facts about water bodies
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about bodies of water
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about earth science (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about bodies of water
- Students who struggle to understand their earth science teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra earth science resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the specific bodies of water your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about different bodies of water.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands water body concepts by administering the Bodies of Water for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Geyser Activities, Crafts & Experiments for Kids
Are your students learning about different geological features like geysers? This lesson contains activities, crafts, and experiments that will help your students as they learn about geysers.
2. Glacier Activities & Experiments for Kids
If you are interested in helping children understand what glaciers are and why they matter, it can help to have some activities and experiments in mind. This lesson offers some ideas to get you started in teaching about glaciers!
3. Marsh Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
Have you ever seen swampy, marshy land that is often wet? In this lesson, find out why this land is important, and learn to tell the difference between a swamp and a marsh.
4. Salt Marsh Facts: Lesson for Kids
Do you smell an unusual smell? If you're near the coast by the ocean, you might be smelling a salt marsh. Read this lesson to find out what a salt marsh is, how they're formed, and why they smell.
5. Oasis Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
Desert travel and living would be nearly impossible if it wasn't for the existence of a unique landform: the oasis. In this lesson, you'll learn what elements are needed to create an oasis, where they are found, and what plants grow there.
6. Reservoir Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
When you use water at home, do you know where it comes from? In this lesson, you'll find out about reservoirs, how they're made, and how they help us when there isn't enough water to go around.
7. Okefenokee Swamp Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
The Okefenokee Swamp is an incredibly diverse habitat! In this lesson, we'll explore the origin of the swamp's name, the types of animals and plants living there, and the protection program geared towards preserving this wondrous place.
8. Swamp Habitat & Ecosystem Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you will learn about the habitat and ecosystem of swamps. We will take a look at the animals that live in this habitat, as well as the important role the swamp ecosystem plays.
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