Take a Walk on the Rocky Side at Green Point, Canada

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Link to Resource: https://www.vecotourism.org/news/take-a-walk-on-the-rocky-side-at-green-point-canada/
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Virtual Field Trips
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Summary:Canada’s Gros Morne park, on the comparatively sheltered Western coast of Newfoundland, is a geology lover’s paradise and a designated UNESCO natural world heritage site. From precipitous land-locked fjords to the curiously sterile exposed mantle of the Tablelands formation, this is a wild landscape and one that is home to a unique mixture of boreal, temperate and arctic flora and fauna. Join vEcotourism’s project manager, Jay Ploss, as he takes you on an narrated tour of geological discovery at Green Point, a stretch of wave-battered coast, where you’ll interpret the exposed rock to reveal the continent-shattering secrets of Earth’s distant past.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 2
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.C; ESS2.B; LS4.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:2-ESS1-1; 2-ESS2-2; 2-LS4-1; 3-LS4-4; 4-ESS1-1; 4-ESS2-2; HS-ESS1-5; HS-LS4-6; MS-ESS1-4; MS-ESS2-3; MS-LS2-5
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Engaging in argument from evidence; Planning and carrying out investigations; Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; canada; elementary school; geology; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; unesco
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