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Ch 5: Rock Deformation & Mountain Building

About This Chapter

This chapter on rock deformation and mountain building uses fun videos, as well as lesson quizzes and a chapter exam, to teach middle schoolers about faults, folds, and the geological processes that build mountains. Our expert instructors can answer any questions students may have about the material.

Rock Deformation & Mountain Building - Chapter Summary

The engaging lessons in this chapter will help students learn about or review topics related to mountain building and rock deformation. The brief video lessons are less than ten minutes long, and cover topics like the different types of stresses rocks are subjected to, the causes of geological folds and faults, and vocabulary related to mountain building. Each lesson comes with video tags and a timeline so students can easily return to the topics and lesson points they need to review.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Rock Deformation: Causes and Types Differentiate between ductile and brittle materials, as well as the types of stress that cause rock deformation. Also learn about the phases of rock deformation.
Geological Folds: Definition, Causes & Types Explore different types of folds and their causes.
Geological Faults: Definition, Causes & Types Address the causes and types of geological faults.
The Processes of Mountain Building Learn about methods of mountain building and the type of mountains created by each.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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