Rocks Are Different Sizes

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Learn how weathering and erosion breaks down rock

Student Application

Find out the 3 ways rocks are formed on Earth and the many properties of rocks and minerals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that rocks are the non-living solid materials that make up the earth. In addition, understand that rocks are made of minerals.
  2. Students will know that rocks are found everywhere on the surface of the earth; however most rocks are located under the surface in the crust.
  3. Students will...

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Supporting Activities

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    1. Put several different kinds of rocks in a box. Let each student hold and shake the box. Have the class guess what is inside. Rocks may be a likely guess. Let the students pass the rocks around and then tell what they have discovered about them from observing and touching th...

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