Why do some mountains have stripes?

In this lesson, you’ll learn about one of the works of water: sedimentation. You will get to see sedimentation happening in a river in real time, and learn about sediments and sedimentary rocks too. Then, you will get to do your own sedimentation experiment, and make your own sedimentary rock.

Related topics and things you might want to know already:

Work of Water:

Different Types of Rock:

Substances Settle In Layers According to Their Density:

What you’ll learn:

  • What sediment is.
  • What sedimentation is.
  • How sedimentary rocks form.

Pre-lesson discussion questions:

  • Do you know anything about sediment, sedimentation, or sedimentary rocks?
  • Have you ever seen a striped rock or a striped mountain?
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Course Includes

  • 5 Sections