Will a mountain last forever?

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Link to Resource: https://mysteryscience.com/rocks/mystery-3/weathering-destructive-forces/57?r=861314&s=social%3Apinterest
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
3 4 5
Language:English
Organization:Mystery Science
Summary:In this Mystery, students will explore how solid rock breaks apart into smaller pieces through a process called weathering (including root-wedging and ice-wedging.) In the activity, students will model the process of weathering that occurs when rocks tumble and crash into each other using sugar cubes in a container.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3; Big Idea 4
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A
NGSS Performance Expectations:4-ESS2-1; 5-ESS2-1
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Developing and using models; Planning and carrying out investigations
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Systems and system models
Subjects: earth science; elementary school; erosion; geology; geoscience; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; mountain
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