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26 resources with the keyterm limestone

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Earth Materials Module

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This slide show progresses through a comprehensive review of the grounding principles of earth science. Get down and dirty with the details of fossil fuels! Help your geologists to have a rock solid understanding of the rock cycle. The...
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Carbon Cycle and Global Warming

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Carbon is all around us, as shown in this cartoon animation. The carbon cycle is portrayed simply and accurately with fun cartoon plants and animals. Use this video in an elementary or junior high class to facilitate your learners'...
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Rocks Worksheet #3

For Students 6th - 9th
Here is a worksheet in which junior geologists determine where the igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks might be found on a diagram of rock layers in Earth.s crust. They show what they know through a series of five multiple choice...
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Thermal Decomposition of Calcium Carbonate

For Students 9th - 12th
In this thermal decomposition of calcium carbonate worksheet, students perform three experiments on calcium carbonate, make observations and write the equations for each reaction. Students explain in detail what happened at each step and...
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Weathering Lab

For Students 8th - 10th
In this weathering instructional activity, students use limestone chips and acidic solutions of pH 2 and 7 to determine if acidic solutions contribute to the weathering of rocks. Students determine which pH weathered the rocks the most.
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Minerals Commonly Found in the Home

For Students 6th - 8th
In this mineral worksheet, middle schoolers collect 5 common household items that contain minerals and analyze them. After filling in a data table, students complete 3 short answer conclusion questions.
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Changes in Nature

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the chemical and physical changes in the water cycle, carbon cycle, and the effects of weathering. They analyze the periodic table, and observe how vinegar reacts with limestone in a chemical reaction that causes...
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Rock Reactions

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students discuss the rock cycle and how some rocks are made of sediments of larger rocks. They experiment and observe the effects of acids on various rocks. They also discover how to test for limestone content in a rocks.
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Limestone and Its Uses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Everything you ever wanted to know about limestone fills these 15 slides. Its properties, uses, and reactions with other materials are all explained. Most likely, this would be useful in a high school geology class as an example of...
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Water Creates a Cave

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students study the role of water in limestone cave formation and create a cave on karst-like grid on paper.
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Rocks and Minerals

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth science activity, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle on mineral and rocks. They identify the various types of rocks formed and specific examples of these rocks.
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What is a Karst?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the process that creates limestone.  In this limestone lesson students complete a worksheet and participate in a lab activity. 
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What are Rocks and Minerals?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify the properties of rocks. In this rocks and minerals lesson, students use the Internet to learn about the properties of rocks and minerals. Students conduct a test to determine whether various samples of rock are limestone.
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Limestone Wordsearch

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students find the words that are related to the subject of limestone. The answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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CREATE A CAVE

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the concept of caves by conducting an experiment. The lesson contains background information for the teacher. They collect data while making observations and write a review of the concept once the experiment is...
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Making Sedimentary Rocks

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students make models of sedimentary rock layers to explain how rocks form layers and represent ancient environments. Layers of sediment and fossils are added together to simulate the environment and connections to sedimentary rocks are...
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Acid Attack

For Students 3rd - 6th
Assign mini mineralogists this at-home examination of how calcium carbonate reacts to acids, or set them up to complete it in class. Note that you cannot use "dustless" chalk as the coating prevents the acid from actually reaching the...
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Limestone and Its Uses

For Students 9th - 12th
In this chemistry learning exercise, students select the answers to 24 fill in the blank questions from the word list provided. They identify the different properties and uses of limestone.
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Limestone Reactions

For Students 8th - 10th
In this limestone reactions worksheet, students read about the various types of limestone reactions and complete a diagram of deposits in a cave. They answer two questions about limestone reactions.
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Relative Ages of Rocks

For Students 7th - 9th
In this rock worksheet, students are given a diagram of historical events in rock formation and they label the diagram with the events according to the principle of superposition.
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Sand Hunt

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students identify and locate various rocks and minerals listed on the sheet. Then they describe each one in the boxes given.
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Cavern Geology: Speleothem Construction

For Teachers K - 12th
Students discover how underground rock formations grow. They perform various activities based on grade level.
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It's Sedimentary, My Dear!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine sedimentary rocks to determine how they form. In this Earth science lesson plan, students will make a rock by cementing small particles together. The students will then compare their observations of sedimentary rocks to...
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Kinds of Rocks

For Students 1st - 2nd
What are the different kinds of rock? This is a very simple reading comprehension worksheet about rocks. There is a short reading passage, 10 sentences long, about different kinds of rocks including granite, limestone, lava rock, pumice...