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44 resources with the concept limestone

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Sea Floor to Summit

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Who knew that mountain formation could be so entertaining? Leanr how mountains form with a resource on Mount Everest. Activities to guide learning include a simulation, project, videos, coloring activities, and worksheets.
10:34
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The Global Carbon Cycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The final video in this series discusses the global carbon cycle including the cellular and macroscopic respiration. It continues with the deposition in limestone and fossil fuels, redox reactions, and concludes with a look at fossil...
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Size It Up

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The three types of rock aren't classic, punk, and hard. The chapter covers everything scholars need to know about rocks. Pupils compare rocks, learn about their formation, see how rocks change, and follow every step of the rock cycle....
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Fossil Meteorites

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fossils ... from space? Science scholars discover evidence in a limestone quarry that helped researchers learn about a meteor shower that lasted hundreds of thousands of years through an interesting video from Brain Scoop's Fossils and...
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Deep-Sea Corals

For Students 6th - 12th
Come take a peak at the corals in the deep. Science scholars discover the hidden world of deep-sea corals in the third installment of a 13-part series. Topics include the differences between shallow water and deep-sea corals, the slow...
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Quarrying - Economic, Environmental and Social Effects

For Students 9th - 12th
Where does limestone actually come from? The sixth video in a seven-part series introduces pupils to the quandary of quarrying. The resource examines the positive economic factors involved in digging for limestone, as well as the...
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Limestone Cycle - Limestone, Quicklime and Slaked Lime

For Students 9th - 12th
Calcium rocks! Well, in this case, calcium carbonate is a little more accurate. Part four in a series of seven, the video describes how the seashells of ages past compressed to form one of Earth's most useful sedimentary rock resources....
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Reducing Acid Rain or its Effect

For Students 9th - 12th
How do we stop acid rain from forming or repair the damages it causes? The seventh and final video in the series presents learners with common methods of reducing the harmful effects of acid rain. Topics such as the scrubbers used by...
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Uses of Limestone - Cement, Mortar, and Concrete

For Students 9th - 12th
This rock is on a roll! Introduce young geologists and environmentalists to the many uses of limestone using the fifth installment in a series of seven. Illustrate the components and properties of cement, mortar, and concrete, all while...
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Sedimentary Rocks

For Teachers 6th Standards
Turn your class discussion of rock formation from ho-hum to holy hornfels! Junior geologists gain experience in identifying rock types and rock origins, with an emphasis in hypothesizing the environment needed to form certain rocks. The...
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Ocean Acidification

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Learn the science behind ocean acidification and its effects on ocean wildlife. Young scientists conduct a laboratory investigation that monitors the acidity level of water. While burning a candle, learners capture the carbon dioxide in...
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Rocks, Rocks, Rocks

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Time is growing short. Teams work together to identify physical properties of rocks in order to determine the properties that would best suit their cavern shelter design.
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Earth Materials Module

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This slide show progresses through a comprehensive review of the grounding principles of earth science. Get down and dirty with the details of fossil fuels! Help your geologists to have a rock solid understanding of the rock cycle. The...
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Carbon Cycle and Global Warming

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Carbon is all around us, as shown in this cartoon animation. The carbon cycle is portrayed simply and accurately with fun cartoon plants and animals. Use this video in an elementary or junior high class to facilitate your learners'...
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Hard and Soft Water

For Students 9th - 12th
What does it mean to have hard or soft water? Learners discover the chemistry behind water hardness in the fifth video of a seven-part series describing our water resources. Using simple animations and balanced chemical equations, young...
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Rocks and Minerals

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Take young geologists on an exploration of the collection of rocks and minerals that we call Earth with an upper-elementary science lesson. Through a series of class discussion and hands-on investigations, students learn about the three...
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Rocks Worksheet #3

For Students 6th - 9th
Here is a worksheet in which junior geologists determine where the igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks might be found on a diagram of rock layers in Earth.s crust. They show what they know through a series of five multiple choice...
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School of Rock

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why do rocks break down over time? Learners explore this concept by simulating physical and chemical weathering of different types of rocks. They use an abrasive to demonstrate physical weathering and acid to demonstrate chemical...
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Weathering of Limestone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
We all know limestone weathers, but what affects the rate of weathering? Young scientists investigate the physical and chemical weathering of limestone (chalk) through experimentation. First, they conduct trials with different-size...
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Thermal Decomposition of Calcium Carbonate

For Students 9th - 12th
In this thermal decomposition of calcium carbonate worksheet, students perform three experiments on calcium carbonate, make observations and write the equations for each reaction. Students explain in detail what happened at each step and...
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Weathering Lab

For Students 8th - 10th
In this weathering worksheet, students use limestone chips and acidic solutions of pH 2 and 7 to determine if acidic solutions contribute to the weathering of rocks. Students determine which pH weathered the rocks the most.
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Minerals Commonly Found in the Home

For Students 6th - 8th
For this mineral worksheet, learners collect 5 common household items that contain minerals and analyze them. After filling in a data table, students complete 3 short answer conclusion questions.
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Changes in Nature

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the chemical and physical changes in the water cycle, carbon cycle, and the effects of weathering. They analyze the periodic table, and observe how vinegar reacts with limestone in a chemical reaction that causes...
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Rock Reactions

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students discuss the rock cycle and how some rocks are made of sediments of larger rocks. They experiment and observe the effects of acids on various rocks. They also discover how to test for limestone content in a rocks.