Cut Bank Creek: How Erosion, Glaciers, and Water Shape Our Planet

Join the On The River team to explore the tall banks around Cut Bank Creek. We will discuss erosion, glaciers, and how water is always working to change the landscape of our planet.

Grades: 4-8

Standards:

  • 4-ESS2-1.Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.
  • MS-ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth's Surface Processes.

Supplemental Work:

  • Try using sand to create the effects of erosion and glaciers.
  • Walk around your school and find all the places where water has changed the landscape. Document with pictures and words what you have found. Send us your examples and we will post them here!