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Cupcake Core Sampling

Ninth graders work in pairs using cupcakes to simulate creating a geologic cross-section. They use straws to sample a multilayered cupcake that represents geologic strata. They measure their samples and compare them to the actual layers.

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Grade
9th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Simulation