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Explore Shale Units, Scale Structure and more!

There is some smaller-scale structure to be observed, such as this batch of small crinkles in on of the shale units:

This would go along with the rocks and soil part of my Unit. Students will see pictures of rocks and have to classify them according to size, color, shape, and feeling.

Recumbent chevron folds in Early Pennsylvania graywacke and shale of the Bude Formation at Millook Havem on the north coast of Cornwall, southwestern Britain, record the development and deformation of the Varsican foreland basin -- testifying to the closure of the Rheic Ocean during the mid- to Late Pennsylvanian Variscan orogeny. From: GSA Today, Vol. 18, No. 12 (Dec.2009)

Rocks for Kids - 15 Fun Activities and Ideas

2-ESS1-1. Use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly.