Geology Curriculum & Labs
1 Differentiation of Earth’s Layers
How did the Earth differentiate into its various layers?
2 Active Earth: From
Continental Drift to Plate Tectonics
What evidence do we have to support the plate tectonic theory?
The Building Blocks of Our Rocks
What is a mineral and what properties distinguish one mineral from another?
4 Rocks vs. Minerals
What distinguishes a rock from a mineral?
5 Ohio’s Sedimentary Basins
What processes are responsible for the formation of the bedrock found in Ohio’s sedimentary basin?
6 Earth’s Energy Sources
What natural resources are used to create energy in Ohio & how are those processes related to the carbon cycle?