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Rock Layers

Students interpret a rock core sample from a clay model. In small groups, they layer modeling clay in a plastic container using coarse-grained spices sprinkled in to represent fossils. They switch containers with another group and remove a core sample using a plastic straw.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 10th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Simulation