Start a Rock Collection

Rocks hold evidence of Earth's past. A three-step guide describes the process of creating a rock collection. It provides a data collection sheet to make notes about each sample.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils collect rocks throughout the year and sort and classify their rocks as a spring project
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires specific materials for cleaning and displaying the rocks
  • Allow time for learners to find an assortment of different rocks at different locations
Pros
  • Adaptable to different grade levels
  • Suitable for a remote learning resource
Cons
  • None
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