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Interactive video lesson plan for: Sci Eye Weather and rocks G29LS62

Activity overview:

Scientific Eye Series 3 (1990)

A series of five programmes from the broadcast schools' science series, each of which examines a single topic, with individual stories being used to illustrate more general scientific ideas.

The programmes are: Habitat and dependence; Cells and systems; Stars and planets; Weather and rocks; Electronics and controls.

1. How can cows be used to predict the weather?

2. What happens to the water in the sea when it is heated?

3. Where does energy come from to keep the water cycle going?

4. What type of rock are the scientists looking at?

5. What is erosion?

6. What effect did plants have on soil erosion and why?

7. What is a scree?

8. What happens to water when it freezes?

9. What effect did the water have on the vase when it froze?

10. How does water freezing affect rocks?

11. The video mentions an example of chemical weathering. What is it?

12. What effect do plants have on rocks?

13. What happens to the pieces of rock that are washed away?

14. Which are the oldest layers of rock?

15. What sometimes gets trapped between the layers of rock?

Tagged under: Weather,rocks

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