Earth and Space Science: Rocks, Minerals, and Erosion


Investigate physical properties of rocks and minerals, including those found in the local environment.
Assess how human uses of rocks and minerals impact self, society, and the environment.
Analyze how weathering, erosion, and fossils provide evidence to support human understanding of the formation of landforms on Earth.
Pearson Saskatchewan Science 4. Student Edition
Pearson Saskatchewan Science 4 is custom published for Saskatchewan and developed by a team of Saskatchewan teachers. Each unit starts with a list of "Big Ideas" that set the focus for the unit. A Big Idea then provides the title for each section in the unit. Throughout the unit, opportunities are provided for students to work together, communicate ideas, perform experiments and carry out library and Internet research. Key vocabulary is bolded throughout the unit and an explanation of each te...
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•  Pearson Saskatchewan Science 4. SMART Notebook Lessons
•  Pearson Saskatchewan Science 4. Teacher's Resource Kit
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $79.27
Record posted/updated: October 13, 2019
Hands-on Science Grade 4: An Inquiry Approach (WNCP ed.)
This new edition contains easy-to-follow lesson plans that incorporate an inquiry-based approach to learning. The student-centred activities also include ideas for integrating Indigenous knowledge, multicultural connections and real-world applications into each lesson. The four units contained in the resource are: Habitats and Communities; Light; Sound and Rocks, Minerals, and Erosion.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $124.00
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
Adventures in Sand
Baird examines how sand is made, how sand is used in everyday life and how sand can provide clues to the past. Students will learn that erosion and decay can form sand and that sand comes in many colours, such as Prince Edward Island's distinct red sand. The book includes many photographs of various sand types and a table of contents.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $12.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
Concentus Citizenship Education Resources. Grade 4: The Intentional & Explicit Teaching of Essential Citizenship Competencies
Students will extend their exploration of rules and societal order to the workings of the various governing systems in Saskatchewan, including First Nations and Métis governance and provincial governance structures. Students will begin to understand the impact of the differing levels of government and understand the connections between varying levels of responsibility.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
Record posted/updated: January 25, 2019
Weathering and Erosion
This program illustrates the everyday, real-life processes of weathering and erosion. Easy-to-understand examples of weathering help students differentiate between the processes of mechanical and chemical weathering. Vivid footage of processes such as freezing, thawing, condensation, and rusting help students grasp how weathering works. Erosion, the process by which materials are transported from one place to another, is addressed via action-oriented footage. Important terminology includes: m...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $49.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
This video examines rocks. Students are introduced to the general characteristics of rocks and the components of rock classification. The three major rock types are igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks. The program discusses the characteristics and origins of the three major types of rocks.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $79.95 USD
Record posted/updated: December 3, 2021
In this video program, students learn about minerals and the role minerals play in our lives. Minerals are made up of two or more elements and are found in nature. Students learn how minerals are classified and how some minerals look the same, but have different properties. A teacher's guide is available.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $135.00
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018