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Carry out a laboratory demonstration of the first stages in the chemical weathering of limestone. Quarter-fill a small glass beaker or a boiling tube, with some water of neutral pH and add some Universal indicator. Ask what will happen if a pupil blows steadily into the water through a straw (it...
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If you found the most amazing geological site and thought it should be conserved for all to see, for many years to come -- what could you do?This activity is a planning activity focused on conserving a site of geoscientific importance. Students will be able to: explain why a geological site is...
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Demonstrating how seismic shaking depends on local geology.
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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This activity can be used in any science or geography lesson about the processes and products of the sedimentary rock cycle.
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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Using a stress ball, needle and thread, and a small magnet, students can craft their own magnetic Earth.
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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Sandy soils allow water through easily and clay soils do not. Garderners usually prefer loam soils. For a farmer or gardener, it is important to know the soil type so that it can be managed properly and crop production increased. This activity can be used in any lesson about the environment, rocks...
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Make learning the rock cycle easy with these finger movements.
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Using the view of the local area, students use the local landscape features as evidence for underlying geology.
Grade Level   3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Which type of classroom eruption best hsows how volcanoes erupt? Students will be evaluating different types of classroom eruptions to gauge which best shows how eruptions are triggered.
Grade Level   3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Using the colours, lines and shapes of building stones and other natural decorative materials to help to tell their stories.
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Helping pupils to understand the likely purity of minerals and rocks. Pupils can distinguish between rocks and minerals, and explain that minerals are likely to provide purer examples of compounds than rocks.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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