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174-Serpentinite, Thetford, Quebec $7.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLES:
Serpentinite from Thetford Quarry, southern Quebec

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
To introduce the rock type serpentinite
To introduce the Plate Tectonic concept of Mid-ocean Ridges and the eruption of mantle material to form ocean floor
To open a discussion about Geologic Time and the notion that continents were in very different locations in the past
To encourage use of maps
To discuss the concept of movement and collision of Continental and Oceanic tectonic plates

GRADES 7-12
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