It’s Sedimentary, My Dear Watson

Deep Earth Academy/Consortium for Ocean Leadership

Lesson Plan Overview: 

In this introductory activity, students analyze core sample data to identify sediment composition on the ocean floor. They use Google Earth to make their own qualitative observations that help them determine the types of sediments that make up the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. 

Grades: 
6-8
Tags: 
Geology, Cores

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