Layers of Rock

Layers of Rock
Students create a drawing of rock layers in a cliff by interpreting the notes of a geologist. Assesses their knowledge of the laws of superposition, extrusions, intrusions, index fossils, relative and absolute dating, the geologic time scale, and major events in Earth's history. Scoring rubric and background notes included.

Grade Levels: 6 - 10

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Prentice Hall Science Explorer Resources Pro CD-ROM
Pearson Prentice Hall

Excerpted from Prentice Hall Science Explorer Resources Pro CD-ROM © 2000 Pearson Education Inc., publishing as Pearson Prentice Hall. Used by permission.

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