Investigating Different Rock Types

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Learners analyze a rock using their eyes and then a hand lens. In this science lesson, students determine and discuss how hard or how easy it was to find and classify the assigned rock. Learners record their observations on an index card and examine all of the teacher provided rocks. Finally, students learn to differentiate between sedimentary and igneous rocks.

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5th - 8th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning