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The Manhattan Prong tour is part of the New York Landscape Regions Collection of Google Earth Tours. This tour takes students to Central Park in New York City to see metamorphic rock, glacial features, differential weathering, and Cleopatra's Needle, an Egyptian obelisk brought to the city in 1881. They can also examine bedrock, float, mass wasting, jointing, and glacial polish in the Pound Ridge ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lab activity, Field trip - virtual
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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