How Boulders Are Born

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Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8
Organization:Science Friday
Publication Date:2010
Summary:In this activity, students will review and discuss weathering, erosion and mass wasting, to gain a stronger understanding of how Hickory Run's Boulder Field was formed after the Laurentide Continental Glacier receded. Using edible materials, students will model and demonstrate the geological processes that formed this unique feature.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A
Subjects: earth; earth science; geology; geoscience; model; rocks
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