Earth Learning Idea
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A valley in 30 seconds - pulling rocks apart
Investigating faulting in an empty box
Blow up your own volcano!
Demonstrate the importance of gases in volcanic eruptions
Making your own cracking clues to the Earth's past
Cracking the clues
Investigating how loose sediment may be stuck together to form a 'rock'
Make your own rock
Metamorphism - that's Greek for 'change of shape' isn't it?
What changes can we expect when rocks are put under great pressure in the Earth?
Mighty river in a small gutter
Sediments on the move
Investigating the resistance of rocks to eriosion by shaking in a plastic container
Rock rattle and roll
Who can make the biggest salt crystal?
Salt of the Earth
How symmetrical ripple marks form in sand
Sand ripple marks in a tank
How asymmetrical ripple marks form in sand
Sand ripple marks in a washbowl
Investigate why some lavas flow further and more quickly than others
See how they run
Making a miniature fold mountain range in an empty box
Himalayas in 30 seconds
Weathering - rocks breaking up and breaking down
Matching pictures and descriptions of weathered rocks with the processes