About This Chapter
Mountains for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
Have your elementary school students work through this chapter to reinforce the mountain topics they've been learning about in earth science class. These bite-sized lessons are fun and simple, and they explore different mountain types, formations, locations and models. You can also assign your students the accompanying quizzes to make sure they fully understand the information.
- The formation of volcanic mountains
- Volcanic mountain facts
- Mountain models
- U.S. volcanic mountains
- Mountain types
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about mountains will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about different types of mountains.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding facts about mountains
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about mountains
- 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 mountains
- 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 mountain topics 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 mountains.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands mountain concepts by administering the Mountains for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. How are Volcanic Mountains Formed? - Lesson for Kids
Volcanic mountains are formed by magma rising up from the mantle to the crust of the earth. In this lesson, you'll learn about how volcanic mountains are formed through subduction zones, divergent zones, and hotspots.
2. Volcanic Mountains Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
A volcano is an amazing natural wonder. This lesson will focus on the definition of a volcano, the different types of volcanic mountains, and facts explaining why they are such interesting landforms.
3. Volcanic Mountains in the United States: Lesson for Kids
There are many volcanoes in the United States in places like Alaska and Hawaii. Though some are active and more dangerous than others, all are very fascinating. This lesson will describe some major volcanoes like Mount St. Helens and Kilauea.
4. How to Make a Mountain Model for Kids
If you are teaching your students about geography, having them make models can be a wonderful activity. This lesson offers a few different ideas for how your students can model a mountain.
5. Types of Mountains: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you will learn about different types of mountains. We will explore how these mountains form, and where they can be found in the world.
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- Climate for Elementary School
- Overview of Geology for Elementary School
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- Types of Weather for Elementary School
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- Volcanoes for Elementary School
- Geologic Time for Elementary School
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- Fossils for Elementary School
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- Spheres of the Earth for Elementary School
- Coastal Geography for Elementary School
- Bodies of Water for Elementary School
- Islands for Elementary School
- Lakes for Elementary School
- Landmarks for Elementary School
- Plateaus for Elementary School
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