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Day 2: Rocks, Weathering & Soil Formation

8-8:30 Discussion of Reflections

8:30-9am Rock Cycle Sort

9-10am Igneous: Cooling Rate & Crystal Size activity

BREAK 10:00-10:15

10:15-10:30 Metamorphic: Clay & Penny activity

10:30-11:30 Sedimentary Rocks & Weathering

  • Physical: Sugar Cubes
  • Chemical: Alka-selzter
  • Stalagtite experiment
11:30-noon Where soils fit on the "rock cycle"

12-12:30 LUNCH

12:30-1 Discussion of Connections & Intro to Soil PIt

Soil science education resources

1-2:30pm Dig a soil pit!

o   Homework: take a plastic bag and scoop for soil sampling at home

2:30-3pm End of Day Reflection – 3 Questions

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Mara Brady,
Jun 23, 2013, 8:29 PM
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Mara Brady,
Jun 23, 2013, 8:27 PM
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Beth Weinman,
Jun 25, 2013, 3:02 PM
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Beth Weinman,
Jun 25, 2013, 3:02 PM
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Beth Weinman,
Jun 25, 2013, 3:02 PM
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