Lesson Plan

Rock Cycle Roundabout

After a basic introduction to the rock cycle and the three main types of rocks, young geologists can deepen their understanding of how rocks change through a fun learning game. Based on the characteristics and events shared by a reader, other learners must guess what type of change a rock will undergo. After completing the game, the rock cycle is recreated on paper, then the class discusses some thought-provoking questions about the geologic timescale and why certain types of rocks are found where they are. The game board and cards are available in English, Spanish, and Chinese. 

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Grade
4th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategies
Simulation
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Language
English, Spanish, Other