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Cupcake Geology: Using Models to Explain Abstract Concepts

  • Topics

    Organize Your Teaching > Abstract & Concrete > See How It Works
  • Grade Level

    Intermediate (4-6)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

In this multimedia presentation, fifth-grade teacher Deb Wickerham describes how she uses models and hands-on activities to help elementary students understand complex earth science concepts. See the related sample material, Lesson Plan: Cupcake Geology.

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