Dynamic Planet

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Throughout this module, students will use hands-on, inquiry-based explorations to investigate:

  • how scientists make and use models.
  • what the inside of the Earth is like.
  • how the Earth's surface moves.
  • how mountains form.
  • what causes earthquakes.

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