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Science - Chemistry CH.5

Rock n' Roll 

What shakes, rattles and rolls to change the Earth? Discover how earthquakes, volcanoes, wind and water affect our planet. Examine fossils and rocks like real geologists and learn how to identify different types of rocks. Make an earthquake and record the seismic waves you create. Measure effects of meteoroids on solid planets. (Grades 6-12)

  • Location: Virginia Air and Space Museum
  • SOLs Covered: Science SOL: CH.5, ES.4, ES.6, ES.8, ES.11, ES.12, ES.13
  • Time Required: 1 hour. Combine this program with the IMAX film Ring of Fire.
  • Dates: Available as an outreach program to your school
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