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Planetary Surface Processes
Grade Level: 5-8
Science Education Standards:
Earth and Space Science -- Content Standard D:
Structure of the Earth System
- Land forms are the result of a combination of constructive and destructive forces. Constructive forces include crustal deformation, volcanic eruption and deposition of sediment, while destructive forces include weathering and erosion.
Short Description: Participants use cake batter to simulate surface lava flows with channels, levees, and ridges.
Source: Hawai'i Space Grant Consortium