Karst Topography paper model

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Link to Resource: https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1997/0536a/report.pdf
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Organization:United States Department of the Interior (DOI); United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Publication Date:1997
Summary:This report illustrates why caves develop in limestone. Students will better understand the evolution of Karst topography. Included are templates for making a paper model, instructions for its assembly, and a discussion of development of Karst topography.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A; ESS2.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-5; MS-ESS2-1; MS-ESS2-2; MS-ESS2-4
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Planning and carrying out investigations
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change; Structure and function
Subjects: department of the interior; doi; geology; geoscience; karst; model; usgs; water
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