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What are Igneous Rocks and How are They Formed?Lesson Planet
5th - 8th
Crystals form before your very eyes! What sixth grader wouldn't enjoy this lesson on igneous rock formation? Using hot Salol, junior geologists observe the crystal formation process as the material cools. This comprehensive lesson plan...
Igneous Rocks: Completing the 3D PictureLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Finally, an easy-to-make volcano model: no baking soda and vinegar required! Junior geologists construct a volcano in 3-D, then use it to answer questions about the processes and timescale of igneous rock formation. The activity includes...
The Rockin' Rock Cycle- Igneous RockLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Fifth graders recall prior knowledge about rocks. In this igneous rock lesson, learners work in cooperative groups to perform experiments to classify the properties of igneous rock. They write a detailed paragraph and illustrate the rock...
Geologic History of A Large Igneous ProvinceLesson Planet
12th - Higher Ed
Students explore the significance and geologic history of the Kerguelen Plateau Large Igneous Province, as revealed by Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Legs 120 and 183. They examine all the source material and write an essay addressing the...