Tag: Earth Materials

Properties of soil

Objective: To learn about properties of soils and how their contents relate to the principle of density and sedimentation. Standards: Properties of Earth Materials (physical and chemical properties of rocks and soils; soil properties), Structure of the Earth System (layering and properties of earth’s internal…Read More »

Chemical properties of rocks

Objective: To quickly be able to test rock specimens and identify them and to also learn about the chemical properties of rocks. Standards: Properties of Earth Materials (physical and chemical properties of rocks). Materials: small sampling of various rocks including limestone or marble…Read More »

Law of Superposition and its importance in science

Objective: To teach the scientific principle of the Law of Superposition and its importance in science. Standards: Properties of Earth Materials (fossil properties; historical significance), Earth’s History (uniformitarianism and catastrophism; fossils show how life and environmental conditions have changed), Origin and Evolution of the Earth…Read More »

How properties of seismic waves leads to composition of earth’s interior?

Objective: To demonstrate how understanding the properties of seismic waves leads to understanding the composition of earth’s interior. Standards: Properties of Earth Materials (physical and chemical properties of rocks and soils, water, and gas), Structure of Earth System (layering and properties of Earth’s internal structure;…Read More »