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Maps and Landforms

Maps and Landforms

K-3 Your students will create landforms using salt dough

4-8 Your Students will hide treasure and make a map

Print and Electronic Resources:

Schedule

Print schedule/lesson plan

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Grade K-3

PRINTABLE SCHEDULE

Grade 4-8

PRINTABLE SCHEDULE

Story Time

Print this story

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PRINTABLE AS SINGLE PAGES

STEM Time

Grade K-3 Make a Landform

Grade 4-8 Make a Map

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Materials Needed:

-Large bowl

-Large spoon

-Green and blue food coloring (Students will be making natural and colored salt dough)

Each student will need:

-2 cups all-purpose flour

-2 cups salt

-2 cups warm water

-Paper plate

-Shaping materials, such as toothpicks or plastic knives.

-Pencil and paper for map

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Materials Needed:

Treasure Chest or Ziplock bag to bury

- Treats or fun notes/jokes

- Shovel or large spoon for digging

-Pencil and paper for map

*Brown paper bag or brown construction paper crumpled up can be used to make a fun looking old map, but any type of paper will do.

STEM Coach Resources

Student Page

STEM Coach Resources

Student Page

Class Video