Sedimentary Rocks

From the: Rocks and Minerals Series

This program outlines the classification system of sedimentary rocks. Specific attention is paid to the different ways sedimentary rock forms. The relationship between sedimentary rocks and the formation of fossils is investigated. Other terminology includes: clastic rock, organic rock, chemical rock, sediment, ripple marks, concretions, geodes, compaction, cementation, precipitates, evaporites, petrification, and fossils.

"...Teachers at all levels of experience and subject matter mastery will find this instructional tool useful for any number of different applications, including a basic program, a short-course review, or a remedial program." -- NSTA Recommends November 2001

Ernest D. Riggsby, Professor of Science Education
National Science Teachers Association Recommends
November 2001

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Sample Video: Rock Layers

Digital Bundle

License Details
Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC030Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592343584
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