Chipping away at the rock cycle

Molina-Walters, Debi; Cox, Jill
February 2009
Science Scope;Feb2009, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p66
Academic Journal
Science Experiment
The article presents a science experiment that uses candy chips as models in teaching students and making them understand how Earth formed and how it is constantly changing. According to the article, it is important for students to have basic knowledge on the composition of rocks and the processes that form them before going further with the experiment. It provides details on the materials being used in the study as well as the laboratory preparations that are made prior to the activity.


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