Cracked Marbles

Fourth graders determine how weathering, specifically ice, snow, and freezing water change the Earth's surface and rocks. After completing the investigations, they explain how heating and cooling expand and contract marbles until cracks are evident. They relate these concepts to the Earth's surface.

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