Back Country Campsite Closed
Due to bear activity at Bryce Canyon's back-country, the following campsite has been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek
Activity 7: Landforms Review
REMEMBERING LANDFORMS: A MATCH GAME
Landforms are features that cover the surface of Earth. This activity uses a memory match game to help students memorize the landform shape, with its name and the process that formed it.
Instructional Method: Game
Goal: To use all information about landforms to play the classic memory game.
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Preparation: 30 min - 2 hr.
Use information from other landform activities to play this game. This is the culminating activity for this unit.
Have students discuss in groups the different landforms and how they were formed. Make associations with the card they had chosen and other landforms or processes. Make sure they can consult their group when giving the presentation and before the presentation.
Have students locate on a map the location where the landform they have to discuss or the process they have to discuss is found, i.e. a sand dune would be found in the desert and can be found in the American southwest, Africa, China, etc.
Included National Parks and other sites:
Arches National Park
Utah Science Core:
4th Grade Standard 4 Objective 1,2
Did You Know?
The geologic term, hoodoo, lives on at Bryce Canyon National Park as perpetuated by early geologists who thought the rock formations could cast a spell on you with their magical spires and towering arches. More...