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In this investigation, students locate a round or spherical naturally-occurring rock and take notes about its location and their reasons for selecting it. After measuring the rock and assessing some of its properties, they will answer a series of questions to determine the type of environment that would create a round rock, as well as the different types of weathering and components of the rock's ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
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