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Moving Mountains looks at one of the paradoxes of geology-that weathering a mountain down can actually make it rise higher.

This feature story is an illustration of the process of science because it shows scientists collecting data that will help them better understand how mountains build.  (Read more about The Scientific Process.)

This Classroom Discussion Activity can be used to connect your students to the process of science, highlight overarching scientific themes, and enhance comprehension of the story. 

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