Factors that determine sediments and sedimentary rock materials and composition.
Gives a brief overview of what sedimentary rocks are and how they are formed.
Describes how sedimentary rocks are classified and formed.
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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.
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.
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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