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Building-Stone Geology

Students examine building stones in downtown St. Petersburg in order t study igneous and metamorphic rocks in central Florida ( a huge area consisting solely of sedimentary rock). Each student picks a particular rock type used in a particular way (structure, decorative facade, etc.), performed geologic test on it, read up on its properties, history, and uses, and prepared a paper on it.

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Grade
Higher Ed
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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