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Think Like a Geologist

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Teach young scientists to think like geologists with a two-lesson collection that has them examine all kinds of evidence to peel back the layers of geological history. In the first lesson students examine examples of the Principle of...
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Size It Up

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The three types of rock aren't classic, punk, and hard. The chapter covers everything scholars need to know about rocks. Pupils compare rocks, learn about their formation, see how rocks change, and follow every step of the rock cycle....
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School of Rock

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why do rocks break down over time? Learners explore this concept by simulating physical and chemical weathering of different types of rocks. They use an abrasive to demonstrate physical weathering and acid to demonstrate chemical...
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History Helps When It Comes To Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 8th Standards
Get ready to move, shake, slip, and slide with a well-rounded plate tectonics unit! The engaging resource includes everything you need to inspire eighth grade science scholars, from worksheets to demonstrations. Assess their...
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Be a Rock Detective!

For Students K - 5th Standards
Every kid has a rock collection! That's because rocks are unique and different. Learners discover how igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks form in an informational and visually engaging video.
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Rocks, Rocks, Rocks

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Time is growing short. Teams work together to identify physical properties of rocks in order to determine the properties that would best suit their cavern shelter design.
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The Changing Geography of Your Community

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Lead your class in exploring their local communities as well as the general environment. As they determine continental distributions by investigating minerals, rocks, and fossils located in their local region, pupils construct a...
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For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Give young geologists an up close and personal look at volcanoes with a series of hands-on earth science lessons. Whether they are investigating the properties of igneous rocks, building their own volcanoes, or making fudge to model the...
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Rocks & Minerals

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Take young geologists on an exploration of the rock cycle with this six-lesson earth science unit on rocks and minerals. Through a series of discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on investigations your class will learn about the...
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Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
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Rock On! Featuring the Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Trio!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Get your classroom rocking with this four-lesson earth science unit. Through a series of shared reading activities and hands-on investigations, young geologists learn about the three types of rocks and the unique properties of each.
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Thirsty Rocks: Please "Porous" a Drink!

For Teachers 4th - 10th
A simple activity goes a long way in demonstrating the property of porosity to your rock hounds. They will mass a specimen of dry sandstone and then soak it in a pre-measured amount of water. After seven minutes, they once again measure...
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Igneous Rocks Lab

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Searching for a simple igneous rocks experiment to assist pupils with rock classification based on texture and composition? In the activity, pupils view multiple rocks in various ways to determine texture and composition. They then...
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Rocks and Minerals

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Take young geologists on an exploration of the collection of rocks and minerals that we call Earth with an upper-elementary science lesson. Through a series of class discussion and hands-on investigations, learners learn about the three...
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Rocks and Minerals: Finding Clues Like a Scientist

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The background information and activity sheet for this lesson are impressive in appearance. The intent is to guide junior geologists though an examination of mineral properties and identification. The problem with the lesson is that it...
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Mineral Madness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Science does not need to be as hard as a rock. Pupils test 10 different minerals to determine their properties. The learners observe luster, streak, hardness, and fluorescence for each specimen. Afterwards, they compare and contrast the...
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Ranking the Rocks

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Math rocks! Cavern design teams determine the rankings of rock types based upon desirability points. The points are connected to the properties of the rocks and their usefulness in building a cavern. 
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Volcanoes: Third Grade Lessons Plans and Activities

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Discover how rocks are formed from volcanoes during a geology pre-lab activity. Third graders describe the volcanic rock samples and creating a model of Mt. Lassen, located in California. The lesson culminates in a discussion about how...
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Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson: Rocks and Minerals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore rocks and minerals. In this rocks and minerals nonfiction comprehension guided reading lesson, students observe rocks and make a list of their observable traits. Learners preview the book Rocks and Minerals by reading...
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How Are Rocks Formed?

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students identify types of rocks. In this geology activity, students view animated graphics to identify how sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks are formed. Students take a rock quiz to show how different rocks are formed.
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Changes Written in Stone

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Earth Rocks! Explore the many properties and types of rocks, where they come from and how they are formed. This resource presents a simplistic overview of the rock cycle. Tip: Bring in samples of sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous...
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The Birth of Rock(s) - Identifying Rock Types

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scientists investigate types of rocks in this instructional activity. They collaborate to examine groups of rocks, make written descriptions of them, and use websites to help them identify the types of rocks they are.
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Rock and Their Properties: Days 2-4

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners engage in cooperative research projects in order to study about the properties of the three basic rock types and the processes that form them. They plan and develop their products.with the resources for conducting their...
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Observing Rocks

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the various properties of earth and rocks. They play "Twenty Questions" with the teacher, and analyze a rock using a magnifying glass. They record their rock observations and list the differences between the wet...