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Students: Gracie, Sophie-Jane, Addi, Coleman, Cooper
Teacher: Julie Powell
Elmore County High School & Eclectic Elementary School, Elmore County Schools
In this podcast, students visit the crater that was formed approximately 84 million years ago when an asteroid slammed into the area now known as Wetumpka, Alabama. The students relay interesting facts about the crater. The podcast includes opening and closing animation as well.
Content Areas: Science
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[S1] (1) 7: Identify components of Earth's surface, including soil, rocks, and water.
[S1] (2) 7: Identify geological features as mountains, valleys, plains, deserts, lakes, rivers, and oceans.
[S1] (2) 8: Identify evidence of erosion and weathering of rocks.