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VARVES: Dating Sedimentary Strata: Geology, Paleontological PatternsLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Students count the number of varves (annual layers of sediment) in shale billets, taken from the Green River Formation in Wyoming. The count is then extended to reflect the entire 260 meters of sediments where the billets originated.
What Can We Learn from Sediments?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Varve: a deposit of cyclical sediments that help scientists determine historical climates. Individuals analyze the topography of a region and then study varve datasets from the same area. Using this information, they determine the...