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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
|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.|
1. Rock Deformation: Causes and Types
In this video lesson, you will learn about how rock can be deformed from stress and the effect this has on the rock. You will identify different types of deformation based on the composition of the rock as well as external stress factors.
2. Geological Folds: Definition, Causes & Types
Under the right conditions and over millions of years, rock can be deformed so that it is folded into a different shape. In this video lesson, you will identify different types of folds as well as what causes them to occur in rock.
3. Geological Faults: Definition, Causes & Types
In this video lesson, you will identify different faults and the types of stress that cause them. You will also see examples of the effects these faults have on the landscape.
4. The Processes of Mountain Building
In this video lesson, you will learn about the process of mountain building. You will identify different ways that mountains form, as well as the different types of mountains that result from this process.
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