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An Imagined Canyon on Planet Kepler 10-b



Grade Levels

Grades K-4, Grades 5-8, Grades 9-12


Earth Science, Planet Earth, Geology


Lesson Plans / Activities

Using clay as an analog for lava, students will pour clay mixtures down an inclined plane to learn about some of the geological processes and the structures that form as lava flows across planetary landscapes.
Clay Lava Flows Activity [84KB PDF file]
This activity is part of the Exploring the Moon Educator Guide.