Faulting & Folding (Foam Faults Demo)

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Link to Resource: https://www.iris.edu/hq/inclass/video/faulting__folding_foam_faults_demo
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
Grade Level:
9 10 11 12
Language:English
Format:video
Organization:Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
Summary:Video lecture demonstrates the use of foam faults to demonstrate faults, and a deck of cards to demonstrate folds and fabrics in rock layers. Different types of faults include: normal (extensional) faults; reverse or thrust (compressional) faults; and strike-slip (shearing) faults.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 3
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS2-1
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Developing and using models
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Stability and change
Subjects: 9-12; fault; geology; high school; plate tectonics; video
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