Rock Cycle and Rock Types - Two activities to introduce or review information about the types of rocks; Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic.One focuses on the 3 main types of rocks, and the other is a simplified Rock Cycle Diagram with interpretation questions.Can be a teacher led activity or individual work time, or center activity.
Weathering, erosion, deposition, and sedimentary rocks powerpoint and guided notes. The notes consist of turn and talk and critical thinking questions that encourage students to think and discuss before writing.
Demonstrating processes of the earth can be a valuable way for showing students things that take place over a long time. This “Rock Sandwich” science lab helps students to visualize the process of sedimentary rocks turning into metamorphic rocks.