Ch 5: Rock Deformation & Mountains Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Rock Deformation & Mountains chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the causes and types of rock deformation and mountain formation in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our curriculum as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Rock Deformation & Mountains chapter into a 4-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Rock deformation How rocks deform due to stress, types of rock deformation based on rock composition, external stress factors
Tuesday Geological folds Different types of geological folds, what causes rocks to fold into different shapes
Wednesday Geological faults Identify types of geological faults, types of stress that cause faults, effects geological faults have on the landscape
Thursday Processes of mountain building Examine different ways that mountains form and the different types of mountains that result from the building process

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