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This lesson helps students observe, integrate and articulate their knowledge of a familiar earth system by considering how the different parts of the system interact to keep it in balance. Students first explore the word “system” and then apply the concept of systems to a familiar natural environment. Students will create a collage that is a representation of this system through discussion, further inquiry, and investigation.
Curriculum and Instruction | Geology | Science and Mathematics Education
Houseal, Ana K., "Background 4: Student Experience Lesson - Systems Study" (2012). Expedition: Yellowstone! STaRRS Curriculum Materials. 5.