Headlands Fieldtrip

Students review concepts associated with the rock cycle, basic geology, stratigraphy, geologic time, seafloor spreading, and plate tectonics before taking a field trip to Point Bonita Lighthouse in the Marin Headlands. Once there, they investigate the pillow basalts and draw pictures. They also investigate the sandstones found at Rodeo Beach.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2006