Erosion And the Cycling of Rocks And Minerals

Students investigate the concept of erosion by water in a problem solving activity. In small groups, they are assigned either sand, potting soil or rocks to construct a mountain that will hold up to a sprinkler can of water dripping on it. The groups compare and discuss their designs and materials.

6th - 8th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
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Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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