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85 resources with the concept types of rocks

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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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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fifth Grade

For Teachers 5th
Math/Science Nucleus provides a set of four resources that take a deeper look into the parts of the plate tectonics cycle. Each resource contains hands-on activities and labs to help fifth graders develop a better understanding of one of...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fourth Grade

For Teachers 4th Standards
Looking for a hands-on approach to understanding the Plate Tectonics Cycle? Find it in a collection made up of pre- and post-labs, group discussions, and answering questions. Four resources make up a collection that breaks down each part...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — Third Grade

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Four resources make up a collection centered around the plate tectonic cycle created by Math/Science Nucleus. Each unit gradually builds upon the other to demonstrate how the movement of Earth's plates plays a role in creating volcanoes...
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Igneous Rock

For Teachers 6th Standards
These rocks are HOT! Well, they used to be, anyway. Take young geologists on a two-week journey through the life and times of the average igneous rock. Lab groups work together to hypothesize about intrusive and extrusive igneous rock...
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Keying Rocks

For Teachers 5th
Young geologists learn how to use an identification key in order to classify rocks. The key is designed to help them classify rocks into three types: ignesous, metamorphic, and sediimentary. After an initial teacher-led demonstration,...
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Igneous Rocks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers focus on a study of igneous rocks. They see how igneous rocks are formed, and how to distinguish them from other types of rocks. A crystal-growing activity is present, and learners create drawings that show where each...
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The Rocks Under Illinois

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The goal of this fine geology lesson plan is to have learners create a map that shows how the rock layers are arranged far underground where they can't be seen. The ambitious lesson plan requires high schoolers to learn the law of...
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Moh's Hardness Test

For Teachers 4th
Young geologists utilize Moh's hardness scale to help them correctly sort and classify different types of rocks. This lesson has everything you need, including an excellent example of the Mohs' Hardness Test, to successfully implement...
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The Three Rock Groups

For Teachers 1st
Firts graders distinguish between sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks. They group the rocks into the appropriate group. This is one of the best-organized plans I've seen! Learners watch a PowerPoint presentation which is embedded...
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Igneous Rocks

For Teachers 7th
In this igneous rock worksheet, 7th graders will focus on the three basic types of igneous rocks and their components. Using the graphic organizer students will analyze extrusive, pyroclastic, and intrusive rock qualities.
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If Rocks Could Talk

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Meet some interesting rocks. Learners discover information about the three types of rocks and different rocks that are within each group. They read imaginary interviews with six rocks as each rock tells the story of their formation and a...
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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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Rock Types 2

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
All rocks include two or more minerals but greatly vary in appearance. The online interactive encourages scholars to match the rock types to the facts they know about each. They then complete three grid puzzles reviewing the same...
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Rock Types 1

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
If pupils think the three types of rock are classic, punk, and hard, these puzzles offer gentle correction. Scholars match the type of rock to how it formed and an example in four grid puzzles. Each requires problem-solving and...
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It's the Heat and the Pressure?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Ready for a change? Give a comprehensive collection of metamorphic materials a try! With the assortment of printables and lab activities, you won't be under pressure to keep things lively. The unit culminates by having pupils complete an...
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Rocks

For Students 4th Standards
Five short answer questions follow an informational reading passage that details the three different types of rocks—sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic—and their rock cycle.
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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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Ranking the Rocks for Desired Properties

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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Rocks, Rocks, Rocks: Test, Identify Properties and Classify

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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Weathering of Limestone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
We all know limestone weathers, but what affects the rate of weathering? Young scientists investigate the physical and chemical weathering of limestone (chalk) through experimentation. First, they conduct trials with different-size...
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Igneous Rocks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore igneous rocks by observing rock samples and considering cooling rates and composition. The third installment of a five-part geology series culminates in an activity where learners use igneous rock characteristics...
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Three Types of Rocks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Rock out with the second installment of a five-part series on earth materials and processes. Your budding geologists make observations of given rock samples and posit classification systems for rocks. They then learn about the accepted...
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Metamorphic Rocks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Rocks can bend? Pupils investigate how heat and pressure produce metamorphic rocks by modeling them using clay, and then categorize samples based on observable characteristics. The lesson ends with a metamorphic rock identification...