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157-Conglomerate, Pebble $7.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLE:
A sample of pebble conglomerate clearly showing pebbles in a muddy or sandy matrix

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
To introduce the sedimentary rock, pebble conglomerate
To introduce the notion that sedimentary rocks were deposited by some agent (water, wind, gravity) and they contain clues about the place they formed
To provide the opportunity to learn the history of a sedimentary rock
To introduce the concept of the rock cycle--that is, water, etc. erodes prexisting rocks and carries them to a new location. Mountains are worn down and ocean basins become containers for muddy sediments.

GRADES 5-10
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Rock Detective Geoscience Education
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Nellysford , VA 96080

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