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Landforms Resources for Grades 1-5

Posted about 16 days ago by Kate M

Landforms are the features that make up the surface of the Earth. From mountains to valleys, and all the plateaus in between, the Library has resources to help you explore landforms.

A Library card number and PIN will be required to access many of the resources listed. Need help with your card or PIN? Contact your nearest location or call 419.259.5200. Need a new card?

PRINT:
Cover of U.S. Landforms: What You Need to Know U.S. Landforms: What You Need to Know
Cover of Mountains Mountains
Cover of Exploring Peninsulas Exploring Peninsulas
Cover of Islands Islands
Cover of Understanding Landforms Understanding Landforms
Cover of Canyons Canyons
HOOPLA:
Cover of Landforms Landforms
Cover of Landforms Landforms
Cover of Earth’s Landforms Earth’s Landforms
Cover of Exploring Landforms Exploring Landforms
Cover of Plains Plains
Cover of Investigating Landforms Investigating Landforms
Cover of Legendary Landforms: Canyons Legendary Landforms: Canyons
Cover of Landforms: Caves Landforms: Caves
Cover of Plateaus Plateaus
WorldBook eBooks

This Link will take you to the library’s catalog. Use the World Book Catalog link in the record to enter the book.

Cover of Earth's Features Earth's Features
Cover of Enchanted Landscapes Enchanted Landscapes
Cover of Carved by time Carved by time
Cover of Nature’s Skyscrapers Nature’s Skyscrapers
Cover of Mountains of Fire Mountains of Fire
Cover of Breathtaking Chasm Breathtaking Chasm
Gale eBooks

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Cover of UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features

Three volume reference series that explores the physical structure of the Earth's landforms, including what they are, how they look, how they were created and change over time, and major geological events associated with each. Arranged alphabetically, the books can be searched or browsed by contents. Volume 1 contains Basin to Dunes. Volume 2 contains Faults to Mountains and Volume 3 contains Ocean Basins to Volcanoes.

Search these Library resources for more information.

Try keywords: geography, landforms, mountains, rivers, canyons or search for a specific landform.

Gale In Context - Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits)

Offers easy-to-use, age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, geography, history, math, science and social studies

Third-Party Provider: Gale

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National Geographic Kids

Includes National Geographic Kids magazines (2009-present), videos, pictures and books in a kid-friendly environment. Some books available in French, Spanish, Chinese and other world languages.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school and middle school
Subjects: geography, history/government, science and social studies

Third-Party Provider: Gale

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Scholastic Teachables™

Scholastic Teachables™ is an online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable educational materials for Prek-6th grade! Teachables™ has 25,000 classroom resources to supplement any subject including leveled mini-books, fun clip art, plus skill and activity sheets.

Third-Party Provider: Scholastic

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ScienceFlix
     

Features: View educational videos, read articles, find experiments to try, take quizzes and explore trustworthy related websites on a variety of science topics including Earth, space science, life science, health and the human body, physical science, and tech, math and engineering. Also offers lesson plans, quizzes and projects for teacher use.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: geography, health, math, science and technology

Third-Party Provider: Scholastic

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World Book Encyclopedia

Online version of the popular encyclopedia. Great for general information or for school projects. Includes non-fiction eBooks for students and WorldBook in Spanish and French.

School information
Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, geography, history/government, science, social studies and technology

Third-Party Provider: World Book

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Helpful Videos:

Crash Course Kids: Hey Landforms

Free School: Exploring Landforms and Bodies of Water for Kids

PBS Learning Media: Landforms

Periwinkle: Exploring the Landforms of the Earth

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Interested in a different topic for your learner? Suggest a topic or request a digital booklist by email at Childrens.Library@toledolibrary.org