Rocks/Landforms

© 2002 American Geological Institute http://www.agiweb.org


Contents: All Activities and Investigations

Rocks and Landforms


Throughout this module, students use hands-on, inquiry based investigations to explore: Investigation 1
Investigation 2
Investigation 3
Investigation 4
Investigation 5
Investigation 6
Investigation 7
Investigation 8

Investigation 1 -- Different Types of Rock Back to top


Investigation 2 -- Rocks and Landforms in Your Region Back to top

Investigation 3 -- Rocks and Weathering
Back to top


Investigation 4 -- Rock Abrasion


Investigation 5 -- Erosional Landforms

  • Wave Erosion
    Brief descriptions and pictures of wave erosion formations.
    (http://cse.cosm.sc.edu/erth_sci/Coasts/Erode.htm)
     

  • Erosion of a Sea Stack, USGS
    A series of photographs showing the history of rock erosion off the coast of Oregon. Clearly Illustrates the concept that rocks are eroded by waves. 
    (http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/pubinfo/jump.html) Back to top


    Investigation 6 -- Deltas and Flood plains ack to top


    Investigation 7 -- Glaciers, Erosion and Deposition Back to top


    Investigation 8 -- Rocks, Landforms and Human Activity Back to top


    Resources

    Web Sites:

    Maps:

    Videos:

    free hit counter