Making North America | The Cascadia Subduction Zone

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Scientists discovered a rain forest covered in sand and saltwater residue. This led to a collection of core samples and a rather intense prediction for the future of the American Pacific Northwest. Part of a larger series on the story of Earth, an intriguing video shares interviews with scientists about their research, discoveries, and predictions for the next major geological event.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss the process of collecting sediment cores
  • Share photos of layers of land similar to the ones in the video and have students interpret them
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of plate tectonics

  • Works well in flipped and traditional classes
  • Includes background reading and teaching tips

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