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Think Like a Geologist

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Teach young scientists to think like geologists with a two-lesson collection that has them examine all kinds of evidence to peel back the layers of geological history. In the first lesson students examine examples of the Principle of...
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Creating a Rock Sequence

For Students 7th - 12th
In this rock sequence activity, students will sequence a list of 10 historical events according to the principle of superposition. Students will label these events on a cross-section diagram.
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Law of Superposition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars learn how rock layers, shift, and move over time. The instructor shows viewers how to solve geologic problems to determine the order of rock layers from oldest to youngest through a drawing video and then actual photographs. 
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Layers of Rock

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Juvenile geologists drill clear plastic straws down into a playdough sedimentary rock model, pulling out sample rock cores. As they analyze their cores, they apply the law of superposition and discover that originally horizontal layers...
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How Old is it Really? - How Do We Know that the Earth is 4.6 Billion Years Old?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Eight neat slides lead to the understanding of how geologists have determined Earth's age. Most of the slides are dedicated to explaining the absolute dating method of assessment. Color diagrams display radioactive isotopes and a graph...
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Relative Ages of Rocks

For Students 7th - 9th
In this rock worksheet, students are given a diagram of historical events in rock formation and they label the diagram with the events according to the principle of superposition.
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Worksheet 10

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students examine the concepts of upper division mathematics. They include linear operator, homogeneous, characteristic equation, fundamental solution set (solution basis), principle of superposition, Wronskian,...
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Will We Ever Be Able To Teleport?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Quantium entanglement? The Uncertainty Principle? A cubit of data? Spooky Action at a Distance? How do these terms figure in an answer to the question of whether or not it will ever be possible to teleport? A short video provides all the...
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Earth's History

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the law of superposition by creating models of fossils in layers of rock. They examine how fossils are usually found in sedimentary rock which leads to the study of geologic history in those rocks.
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Be a "Fossil Detective" an Effective Tool in Earth Science Education

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Pupils examine the geological time scale: the Earth is ancient; time can be divided into periods based on its fossil content.
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Edible Rock Activity

For Students 6th - 12th
Who knew Snickers® could be used to teach science? Give your budding earth scientists a chance to explore the Law of Superposition, in addition to a well-earned snack.
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Geologic History PowerPoint Follow Sheet-The Rules of the Game

For Students 8th - 10th
In this geologic history worksheet, students answer questions about the earth's history, about dating fossils, about layers of rocks and about unconformity.
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Stratigraphy and Cross-dating

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use activity sheet to interpret archaeological strata using the law of superposition and apply cross-dating to determine approximate age of other artifacts based on information given on activity sheet.
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Rules of the Game

For Students 6th - 8th
In this rules of the game instructional activity, middle schoolers create a foldable demonstrating the laws of superposition and the principle of folding. Students will answer questions as it relates to rock layers and the principle of...
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What's Up?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are introduced to the concept of relative dating. They determine the age sequence of geological events by analyzing a cross section. They identify geological principles as well.
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Passive Filter Circuits

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this circuits worksheet, students answer 44 questions about audio tone control circuits, twin-tee filter circuits, and other types of passive filter circuits, their impedance and their design.
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Relative Ages of Rocks

For Students 9th - 12th
In this rocks worksheet, students review how sediments are layered over time and how the relative ages of rocks are determined. This worksheet has 1 matching and 11 multiple choice questions.
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Stratigraphy and Cross-Dating

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils interpret archaeological strata using the law of superposition. They apply cross-dating to determine the age of other artifacts.
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Relative Dating-Telling Time Using Fossils

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore how to read fossil range charts. They develop an knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of the fossil record. Students become familiar with the concepts index fossil and fossil range. Students use bar graphs to...
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Evolution - The Nature of Change and Variation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The objective of this set of slides is to present four types of evidence for evolution: the fossil record, embryology, molecular biology, and comparative anatomy. Each facet of the argument is explored. This can be used in a high school...
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Worksheet 11

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students find a solution basis and compute the Wronskian for each of the equations. Then they sketch a graph of a typical solution.
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Earth HAS a History

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Earth HAS a History worksheet, students observe the video Earth HAS a History and fill in the blanks to sentences about the movie. Students complete 9 sentences.
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The History of Rock and Roll

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine how the different layers of rock show the history of the Earths surface.  In this rock lesson students divide into groups and complete an activity using clay.
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Using Radioactive Decay to Determine Geologic Age

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigae using radioactive decay to determine geologic age.