Rust Never Sleeps

Students investigate oxidation-reduction reactions involving iron by conducting an experiment in which they expose iron filings to different atmospheric and ocean conditions. They relate the results to the oxidation banding patterns seen in sedimentary rocks and the formation of an oxygen-rich atmosphere on Earth.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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