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Rocks: Mineral Mixtures

For Teachers 5th - 7th
A 22-slide set provides pretty much everything you need to teach the rock cycle except the actual specimens. All of the slides contain graphics or photographs to help describe the process, and most even have links to educational videos....
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2006

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Test your class on earth science with this extensive resource. This test, created by The University of the State of New York Regents, is made up of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions that cover the branches of...
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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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Rock Cycle Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A few of the components of this lesson are not possible to carry out because the rock cycle diagram and challenge handouts are not included. Hopefully, you already have your own rock cycle diagram or worksheet to use as a concept...
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Science Jeopardy - Virginia Geology

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Unique in content, this Jeopardy-style game quizzes participants on the geology of the state of Virginia. Categories include provinces, east or west, under the surface, once alive, and fun facts. Other than teachers of upper elementary...
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The Earth and Rocks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
There are inconsistencies in the information included on each slide. For example, physical characteristics are listed for sedimentary rocks, but formation is mentioned for metamorphic rocks. For igneous rocks, characteristics and a hint...
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Worksheet: The Fossilization Process

For Students 9th - 12th
This is mostly a reading comprehension exercise with a focus on rock and fossil formation. After a section on the three types of rock, readers answer two questions about which environment is conducive to fossilization. After a second...
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A Rock’n Earth

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify the three types of rocks. In this earth science lesson, 7th graders model the rock cycle using crayon shaving. They explain how rocks change as they go through the cycle.
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Rocks and Their Properties

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners study the properties of rocks. In this geology lesson, students complete a KWL chart about rocks. Learners discuss rock classification and then study rock examples they collected. Students complete a graphic organizer comparing...
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Rock Sorting Activity

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students organize rock samples according to their properties. In this earth science instructional activity, students predict whether they are igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary. They compare their prediction with the actual type.