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Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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This boulder in Norway is stuck high in the mountains between two cliffs. How do you think it got there?
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It’s possible that an earthquake caused it to roll down from the hill next to it!
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This has happened all over the world! It might look like people stacked these rocks, but it's totally natural!
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This rock is an unusual shape -- it's really skinny near the bottom. How can that be? Do you have any ideas?
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Watch as water rises around these rocks. The water doesn’t LOOK strong, but it can slowly wear the rock down!
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This rock's shape changed from the water too! You can probably guess how high up the water gets!
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There's a giant hole in this rock! How do you think it got here?
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It starts with a tiny crack. Over millions of years, waves make the crack bigger. Eventually it forms a giant hole!
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In the early 1900s, this cliff had a hole in it. The water kept wearing down the rock, it eventually crumbled into the sea!
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This rock in Arizona is soft enough that when it rains, the water hollows out these narrow canyons!
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This artist has carved into soft rock in New Mexico, and created underground houses! Would you live in one?
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This beach is full of round boulders. See the cracks? What do you think will happen if the cracks keep growing?
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This one cracked open so wide that a person can fit inside!
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The crack on this giant boulder got so big that it completely split in half! It looks like the mouth of a whale!
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  • Do sharks really want to eat people?

    -Melody, 4th grade

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    -Presley, 2nd Grade

  • Why don’t erasers work on pens?

    -Zairah, 3rd Grade

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