"Modelling by hand """"when the youngest rock is not on top"""""

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Link to Resource: https://www.earthlearningidea.com/PDF/282_Oldest_youngest_rocks.pdf
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
10 11 12
Organization:Earth Learning Idea (ELI)
Summary:While the 'Principle of superposition of strata' states that younger rocks are found above older ones, there are certain unusual geological conditions causing older rocks to be found on top of younger ones. Through this activity, pupils can model the unusual geological conditions where the 'Principle of superposition' does not apply.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 2; Big Idea 3
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.C; ESS2.A; ESS2.B
Subjects: 9-12; activities; bedrock geology; earth; earth science; geologic time; geology; geoscience; high school; model; rocks
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