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Lesson Two-Mystery of the Badlands



Students will be introduced to the skill of reading landscape formations.
Students will understand the uplift, erosion and sedimentation that have shaped southern inland California.
Students will understand that climate and geologic changes have had effects on habitats and ecosystems over the past 5 million years.

Time Required
1 hour

Material Required
Powerpoint program
Background material

1. Begin the lesson by watching Mystery of the Badlands questions.
2. Continue lesson by watching Mystery of the Badlands answers.
3. Use background material for class discussion.