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Give your students a copy of each pattern and let them make their own models. Sedimentary Rock Formation, Formation of Coal, Formation of Petroleum, Barchan Dune Erosion and Deposition, Stream Erosion and Deposition, Cavern Formation, Delta Deposition and Distributary Shifting , Exfoliation Dome, Longshore Current, Sea Cliff Erosion, Headland Erosion, Ordovician Marine Environment (Straight Cone Nautiloid, Horn Coral , Trilobite), Water Cycle, Earth—Moon Comparison, Nitrogen Cycle, Marne Carbon Cycle, Eurypterid (Pterygotus buffaloensis) These Block Models are corelated to the 2010 TEKS.The models and activities in this book cover TEKS § 112.18.Each map has a description, sketch, instructions, and two higher-order thinking questions.Clockwise at top: Escarpment, Anticlinal Mountain, Terraced Rivers, Inselberg Middle: Cut and Fill (Before and After) Bottom: Ria Coastline (Included are: Fjord, Ria Coastline, Truncated Headland, Bajada, Inselberg, Natural Bridge, Cut and Fill (Before), Cut and Fill (After), Anticlinal Mountain, Continental Divide, Escarpment., Water Gap, Wind Gap, Braided Stream, Delta, Radial Drainage, Springs, Stream Piracy, Terraced Rivers, Trellis Drainage) Use carbon paper to transfer each contour line onto cardboard. See How to Build a Landform model Cost .75 plus shipping Or use the Order Form Botany Block Models contains 25 model patterns dealing with plants and the environments. Give your students a copy of each pattern and let them make their own models. Clockwise from top: Tropical Rain Forest, Bog Succession, Monocot Stem Cross Section, Dicot Stem Cross Section Included are: Plant Cell, Leaf Layers, Flower, Tracheids, Leaf Cross Section, Vessel Elements, Stomata Open, Dicot Root, Dicot Stem, Stomata Closed, Monocot Root, Fall Leaf, Stem, Lateral Roots, Root Tip, Monocot Stem, Bryophyte (Moss), Pterophyte (Fern), Dendrochronolgy, Angiosperm (Cactus), Gymnosperm (Conifer) Acid Rain, Tree Rings, Bog Succession, Tropical Rain Forest, Vegetative Propagation (Creosote) Flower (left) Are your students confused by the circular life-cycle diagrams in textbooks?Included are: Meandering Stream, Natural Levees and Floodplain Deposition, Barrier Islands, Delta Deposition and Distributary Shifting, Subsidence Due to Natural Tectonic Activity, Artificial Levees Disrupt Deposition, Mississippi River Gulf Outlet, Wetlands Before Spoil Banks, Wetlands After Spoil Banks, Oil Production Destroys Wetlands, Subsidence Due to Oil Production, Hurricane Development - Initial Conditions, Hurricane Development - Convection Cells, Hurricane (10x Vertical Exaggeration), Hurricane Katrina, Storm Surge, High Tide, Levee Failure Before and After Historical Geology & Evolution Block Models contains 32 model patterns dealing with the history of the earth and the evolution of early life. Give your students a copy of each pattern and let them make their own models. At left, top to bottom: Volcanic Outgassing, Transgressive-Regressive Sea, Principles of Stratigraphy Included are: Formation of the Earth and Moon Series, Volcanic Outgassing, Principles of Stratigraphy Series, Transgressive -Regressive Sea, Correlations Activity, Relative and Absolute Dating, Formation of Coal, Ordering Geologic Events Series, Ammonoid Evolution Activity, Evolution of Jaws Series, Fish and Amphibian Evolution Series (including: Hemicyclaspis, Dunkleosteus, Eusthenopteron, and Ichthyostega), Ordovician Marine Environment (including: Straight Cone Nautiloid, Horn Coral, and Trilobite), Eurypterid (Pterygotus buffaloensis)Groundwater Block Models contains 27 model patterns dealing with groundwater. Give your students a copy of each pattern and let them make their own models.Spiral bound.(Included are: Porosity and Permeability, Primary and Secondary Porosity, Infiltration, Groundwater Zones, Water Table, Saline-Water Encroachment, Landfill, Lowering Water Tables, Disappearing Stream, Depression Spring, Fault Spring, Contact Spring, Joint Spring, Tundra Polygons, Pingo, Artesian Aquifer, Cavern Formation, Geyser, Effluent Stream, Influent Stream, Perched Aquifer.) (Geyser eruption series at left)Guadalupe Mountains Block and Topographic Models contains 7 cross sections showing the development of the Permian Reef in West Texas.Science, Grade 6: TEKS b 8(E), b 10 (B, C, D), b 11(A, C).
The cross section model shown above is at the same scale as the Guadalupe Mountains cross section. Science, Grade 3: (b)(3)(C), (b)(7)(A, C), (b)(8)(B, C, D), (b)(10)(A), and TEKS § 112.15.Bonus models include the three types of levers, a waterwheel, and a series of models showing how an impact crater forms on the moon.Hurricane Katrina Disaster Block Models contains 19 model patterns that help students understand the Earth Science of the 2005 New Orleans Flooding. Give your students a copy of each pattern and let them make their own models. At left, top to bottom: Hurricane, Levee Failure, and Storm Surge.These pieces are then cut out, stacked in order, and glued together. These Geoblox models show the life-cycles of the five major plant types in a linear form. See How to build a paper model for more information.Cost .75 plus shipping Or use the Order Form Oceanography Block Models contains 28 block model patterns! Spiral bound.(Included are: Barrier Island, Rip Currents, Barrier Islands (dunes-lagoon), Wave Refraction, Sea Cliff Erosion, High Tide (Far Side), Long shore Current, Breaking Wave (Plunging), Ocean Zones, Breaking Wave (Spilling), Parts of an Ocean Wave, Breaking Wave (Surging), Downwelling, Breaking Waves, Ekman Spiral, Hurricane, Hurricane (Exaggerated Scale), Land Breeze, Sea Breeze, Marine Carbon Cycle, Upwelling.