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A 20-foot long recirculating flume is used for a series of demonstrations designed to help students explore the principles of fluid dynamics and sediment transport. The design and construction of the flume and four demonstrations are described in the attached activity. The demonstrations build upon each other so that students have a chance to develop an understanding of sedimentary transport processes and the deposits they produce.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Sediment Transport and Deposition,Sedimentary Textures,NSDL,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Geoscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100502200434217T,Sedimentary Structures

    Language:

    English

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