Natural Resources and Changes in Earth's Surface Warm-Ups

This resource contains 7 complete weeks (35 days) of Natural Resources and Changes in Earth's Surface warm-ups. These Warm-Ups are 100% aligned with the 5th Grade Science TEKS and include a variety of question formats. This download has a full size version of each Warm-Up (8.5 inch X 11 inch paper) AND an Interactive Notebook format. The notebook version will conserve paper. Check out the preview of this product to see example images. Also included are digital versions for PowerPoint or Google Slides of each warm-up for distance learning. Warm-Ups are essential for every classroom. Use these Warm-Ups during the first 5 minutes of class to help reinforce key information and reteach difficult topics.
Natural Resources and Changes in Earth's Surface Warm-Ups

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Included in this product are the following warm-ups: 

Changes to Earth's Surface

-Key Vocabulary (landform, delta, canyon, sand dune)

-Weathering, erosion, and deposition basics

-Categorizing examples of weathering, erosion, and deposition

-Sketch and describe canyon, sand dune, and delta

-Multiple choice practice


-Key Vocabulary (conservation, reduce, reuse, recycle)

-Categorizing examples of reduce, reuse, and recycle

-Conserving at home and school

-True/False practice

-Multiple choice practice

Fossil Fuel Formation

-Key Vocabulary (fossil fuels, sedimentary rock, coal, oil, natural gas)

-Organizing steps of sedimentary rock and fossil fuel formation

-True/False practice

-Coal, oil, and natural gas chart (how is it formed?; how do we use it?)

-Multiple choice practice

Nonrenewable Resources

-Key Vocabulary matching practice

-Categorizing examples of advantages and disadvantages of resources

-True/False practice

-Venn Diagram (renewable vs. nonrenewable)

-Multiple choice practice

Properties of Soils

-Key Vocabulary (soil, color, texture, water retention)

-Identifying types of soil (i.e. clay, silt, loam, humus, sand)

-True/False practice

-Sketch and describe chart

-Multiple choice practice

Rapid Changes in Earth's Surface

-Key Vocabulary (rapid change, volcanic eruption, earthquake, landslide)

-Matching practice

-Categorizing constructive and destructive forces

-Sketch and describe 3 rapid changes

-Multiple choice practice

Renewable Resources

-Key Vocabulary (renewable resource, wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, biomass)

-Fill in the blank with word bank practice

-Renewable Resource chart (how is it used?)

-Sketch and describe 3 renewable resources

-Multiple choice practice

Answer keys for each warm-up have been included for teacher reference.