(3.7) Resources and Changes in Earth Surface
Students learn about Earth’s natural resources, its landforms, and how its surface changes. They also explore how soils are formed, and how natural resources are used to make products.
The student is expected to explore and record how soils are formed by weathering of rock and the decomposition of plant and animal remains.
The student is expected to investigate rapid changes in Earth's surface such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides.
The student is expected to identify and compare different landforms, including mountains, hills, valleys, and plains.
The student is expected to explore the characteristics of natural resources that make them useful in products and materials such as clothing and furniture and how resources may be conserved.