Rocks and Minerals Teacher Resources
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Rocks and Minerals in Our LivesLesson Planet
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson: Rocks and MineralsLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students explore rocks and minerals. In this rocks and minerals nonfiction comprehension guided reading lesson, students observe rocks and make a list of their observable traits. Students preview the book Rocks and Minerals by reading...
Rocks and Minerals: Finding Clues Like a ScientistLesson Planet
4th - 8th
The background information and activity sheet for this lesson are impressive in appearance. The intent is to guide junior geologists though an examination of mineral properties and identification. The problem with the lesson is that it...
Lesson Five: The Earth, Rocks and MineralsLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Apply the principles of geology to a series of collaborative, hands-on class activities. Young earth scientists learn more about igneous, metamorphic, and sedentary rocks before classifying and weathering rocks that they find....