Rocks

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Understand the structure and composition of the solid Earth.
Describe the rocks that make up the Earth and their uses.
How to answer questions about the Earth.
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

Do you want to learn more about the Earth? In this class, students will investigate the solid Earth in detail and what it is made up of. Students will look at the composition of the continental crust, the oceanic crust, the mantle and the inner and outer core. Students will also look at the types of rock that make up the Earth and their uses. This class is aimed at students in Years 7 - 9 but is great for anyone interested in learning more about the Earth!

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This class is suitable for students in Years 7 - 9.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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