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Sediments are weathered from rocks and are transported and deposited in a sedimentary environment.

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    Sedimentary Rocks

    Sedimentary Rocks

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Factors that determine sediments and sedimentary rock materials and composition.
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  • Video
    Geology: Sedimentary Rocks

    Geology: Sedimentary Rocks

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Gives a brief overview of what sedimentary rocks are and how they are formed.
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    Sedimentary Rock Classification & Formation

    Sedimentary Rock Classification & Formation

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Describes how sedimentary rocks are classified and formed.
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  • Practice
    Sedimentary Rocks Practice
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    Sedimentary Rocks Practice

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  • Critical Thinking
    Sedimentary Rocks Discussion Questions

    Sedimentary Rocks Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Sedimentary Rocks.
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  • Real World Application
    Everything but Martians

    Everything but Martians

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A rock drilled by the Curiosity Rover in Yellowknife Bay on Mars shows that Gale Crater was an ancient lake. The lake would have been habitable by chemlithautotrophs or other extremophiles. Mars exploration will next look for evidence of life.
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  • Real World Application
    Moon Rock Counter

    Moon Rock Counter

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students will look at rocks in thin section using virtual microscope, comparing plane polarized light with cross polarized light; after becoming familiar with this tool, students will look at rock samples from the moon.
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  • Real World Application
    Tufa Towers

    Tufa Towers

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Using data about Mono Lake, students will determine which part of the rock cycle is most responsible for the creation of the tufa towers.
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  • Study Guide
    Sedimentary Rocks Study Guide

    Sedimentary Rocks Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide summarizes the key points of Sedimentary Rocks.
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