Rocks and minerals have been used by humans and our ancestors for millennia. Within this resource, students:
- Explore the formation of rocks and minerals.
- Investigate how the properties of rocks and minerals are related to their use, and how these naturally occurring materials provide valuable resources for human activity.
- Investigate the effects of volcanic activity, using a real-world example to model pyroclastic flows.
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