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A Field Trip to the Wetumpka Crater

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craterpod.m4v
craterpod_x264.mp4

Creator:

Students: Gracie, Sophie-Jane, Addi, Coleman, Cooper

Teacher: Julie Powell


School/Organization:

Elmore County High School & Eclectic Elementary School, Elmore County Schools

Overview:

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.


Length: 3:00

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.

 


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