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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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Finding Fossils

For Students 6th - 12th
How does one go about finding fossils? Find out with an informative webpage that looks at the digging process, showcases rocks and common fossils, helpful tips, and a list of archeological do's and don'ts. 
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Think like a Geologist: 1

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
How well do pupils play the role of geologist? Test their abilities in the first installment of a two-part series. Presented with a series of rock formation diagrams, learners write stories to match what they see in the diagrams. The...
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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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Untangling the Devil's Corkscrew

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How did scientists unravel the mystery of an ancient beaver species? An engaging video from a well-written biology playlist discusses the discovery of strange spiral fossils found in Nebraska farm country. Junior paleontologists examine...
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The Rock Cycle

For Students 9th - 12th
Aren't all rocks the same? High school earth scientists can say "definitely not!" after viewing the second in a series of seven videos. Beginning with an easy analysis and comparison of sandstone and granite, class members follow the...
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Sedimentary Rocks

For Teachers 6th Standards
Turn your class discussion of rock formation from ho-hum to holy hornfels! Junior geologists gain experience in identifying rock types and rock origins, with an emphasis in hypothesizing the environment needed to form certain rocks. The...
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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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Rocks Worksheet #1

For Students 5th - 8th
There's not much to this geology handout. There are black and white drawings of five rocks on the top: basalt, gneiss, conglomerate, granite, and sandstone. Five multiple choice questons regarding characteristics and formation of the...
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Rocks and Minerals

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth science worksheet, learners use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle on mineral and rocks. They identify the various types of rocks formed and specific examples of these rocks.
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Relative Ages of Rocks

For Students 7th - 9th
In this rock activity, students are given a diagram of historical events in rock formation and they label the diagram with the events according to the principle of superposition.
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Metamorphic Rocks

For Students 7th - 8th
In this metamorphic rocks worksheet, students name the components that change in size and shape when metamorphic rocks are formed. Then they describe the metamorphic rock formed from shale and its texture. Students also name the rocks...
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Sedimentary Rocks

For Students 7th - 8th
In this sedimentary rocks worksheet, students list the material that make up sediments and some ways that sedimentary rocks can form. Then they describe kinds of sedimentary rocks and give examples for each. Students also define each of...
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General Description of Site

For Students 6th - 8th
For this earth science worksheet, students identify what a site matrix is and that is composed of a sandstone mixture. They excavate each quadrant and write detailed journal entries. Students also complete a site map that illustrates...
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Chemical Weathering

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders comprehend the effects of chemical and mechanical weathering. They comprehend the differences between the two forms of weathering and the various agents involved in both forms of weathering. Students complete a...
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Edible Rock Layers

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use edible food items to conduct an experiment that simulates the movement, folding, and faulting of rock strata like sandstone, siltstone, limestone, and shale. Students then get to eat the experiment when completed.
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Making Sedimentary Rocks

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students make models of sedimentary rock layers to explain how rocks form layers and represent ancient environments. Layers of sediment and fossils are added together to simulate the environment and connections to sedimentary rocks are...
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History of Rock

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study rocks and their geology.  In this rock history lesson students divide into groups and complete and activity and table. 
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Metamorphic Rock

For Students 7th - 12th
In this metamorphic rock worksheet, students review the types of metamorphism and compare foliated with non-foliated. This worksheet has 10 short answer questions.