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The Rock Cycle


The Rock Cycle

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An Interactive site that allows teachers/students to explore plate tectonics and how rocks are formed. The site offers the teacher many different ways to show the students how roacks are formed. It has links for the three different rock types (Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary).
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Director File
Date Added to MERLOT: November 12, 2003
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 27, 2014
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Submitter: D. Wert


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Primary Audience: Middle School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for Robert Barry
8 years ago

Robert Barry (Student)

Was this lesson primarily for a middle school class or could it be used with an inclusion setting? What is the amount of time needed for this lesson, could it be done in conjuntion with lecture or is a whole class needed?

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Were the students able to easily navigate this website or was alot of direction needed?