What questions about weathering might be asked at any rock exposure?
|Link to Resource:||http://earthlearningidea.blogspot.com/2018/03/what-questions-about-weathering-might.html|
|Resource Type:||Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction|
|Organization:||Earth Learning Idea (ELI)|
|Summary:||This activity can be carried out using any exposed surface of rocks, including natural and artificial rock exposures, but also building stones, monuments or gravestones. Manufactured materials such as bricks, tiles, and concrete also show the effects of weathering. This series of Earthlearningideas suggests questions about geological processes that might be asked when standing with pupils looking at a rock in a cliff, road cutting or quarry. The first of the series is about planning for fieldwork and the second is all about weathering.|
|Earth Science Big Ideas:||Big Idea 1; Big Idea 3|
|NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:||ESS2.A|
|NGSS Performance Expectations:||MS-ESS2-2|
|NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:||Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)|
|NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:||Scale, proportion, and quantity|
|Subjects:||6-8; 9-12; activities; earth; earth science; erosion; field camp; geology; geoscience; high school; middle school; minerals; rocks|
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