Lake Superior and the Midcontinent Rift: The Billion Year Story

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Link to Resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4kkKx-Wcoo
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
Grade Level:
9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:EarthScope
Publication Date:2015
Summary:"This short video tells the """"""""story behind the scenery"""""""" covering both the geology and geoheritage , how the midcontinental rift gave rise to Lake Superior that is the basis of the area's water-based history and economy, the copper deposits that shaped the region's settlement and growth, and today's tourist industry."
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 2
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.C; ESS2.A
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS1-5; HS-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-3; HS-ESS2-4
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Developing and using models; Engaging in argument from evidence
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Patterns; Stability and change
Subjects: 9-12; geologic heritage; geologic time; geology; great lakes; high school
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