Building the Grand Canyon

Unit 5: Processes That Shape the Earth
Lesson 1 of 5

Objective: SWBAT construct the layers of the Grand Canyon to understand the different rocks that form it.

Big Idea: The Grand Canyon is an excellent model for learning about Earth's rock formations. Students will look at fossils and the differences in layers to understand how the Earth changed over time.

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Science, volcanoes, fossils, Grand Canyon, Rock Layers, canyons
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