Rocks Can Tell a Story: Introduction to Geologic Maps

Unit 16: End of Year Lessons: Geology and Natural Resources
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Objective: SWBAT explain how geologic maps of their state that show varied rock formations demonstrate that the landscape has changed over time.

Big Idea: Patterns in the landscape tell many stories.

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